Shah Rukh Khan, the reigning monarch of Bollywood, has gifted us with a colossal blockbuster through his latest cinematic venture, “Jawan.” This movie has taken the industry by storm, smashing box office records and leaving an indelible mark on the minds of audiences. The frenzy surrounding “Jawan” shows no signs of waning anytime soon.
When Can We Expect “Dunki”?
“Dunki” is set to mark the first collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and the acclaimed director Rajkumar Hirani. During the success press conference of “Jawan,” Shah Rukh Khan delighted his fans by announcing that “Dunki” will grace the screens on Christmas. Adding to the anticipation, this film will witness Shah Rukh Khan and Taapsee Pannu sharing the screen for the very first time.
In his jubilant words, Shah Rukh Khan expressed, “God has been kind to me this year – first ‘Pathan,’ then ‘Jawan’! Meine kaam nahi kia 3 saal (I didn’t work for three years). I was worried about coming back, but thankfully all went well, and I promise ‘Dunki’ will arrive on Christmas. Aur har movie jab meri release hoti hai uss din Eid bann hi jaati hai (Whenever my movie comes, it’s like a celebration of Eid).”
Streaming Rights for “Dunki”
In an interesting twist, the digital rights to “Dunki” have been secured by Jio Cinema, as confirmed by Bollywoodlife. The streaming platform Jio Cinema outbid Netflix, acquiring the digital rights for a staggering sum of Rs. 155 crores.
Taapsee Pannu’s Excitement
Taapsee Pannu, an accomplished actor in her own right, expressed her joy at being part of “Dunki” without any recommendations or favors. She stated, “I feel so happy that this has happened purely on the basis of credentials and talent. Nobody picked up the phone for a recommendation. I got the film only because someone liked what I did.”
She added, “I have to pinch myself every day to believe that this is happening. I have grown up watching his (Shah Rukh’s) films. For me, Shah Rukh Khan is the introduction to Hindi films. So just standing next to him in a frame is surreal. I just hope I don’t mess it up.”
An Ensemble Cast
As the release date of “Dunki” draws near, the film has become one of the most eagerly anticipated offerings of the year, with die-hard SRK fans eagerly awaiting a glimpse of what the movie has in store. Adding to the excitement, the talented Vicky Kaushal plays a significant role in the film. The film is produced by Jyoti Deshpande, Gauri Khan, and Rajkumar Hirani.
In conclusion, Shah Rukh Khan’s “Dunki” promises to be another milestone in his illustrious career, bringing together a stellar cast and the creative genius of Rajkumar Hirani. As we count down the days to its Christmas release, the anticipation among fans continues to grow, setting the stage for yet another cinematic masterpiece from the King of Bollywood.