The Bollywood industry came to a screeching halt in the month of March due to the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Amid the lockdown, the B-Town actors have been making the most of their time at home by gearing up for their forthcoming ventures.
Meanwhile, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been reportedly utilizing the lockdown period reading scripts for his production house. The new reports state that Shah Rukh has been in talks with Varun Dhawan to star him as the led in one of his productions. King Khan who has been away from the limelight since his last Bollywood outing Zero alongside Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif might return to work post the lockdown. The sources claim that the Dilwale actor used his time to hear and read several scripts, not only for himself but also for his production house.
For the unversed, Shah Rukh Khan is bankrolling a film starring Abhishek Bachchan, titled Bob Biswas. However, some reports state that some of SRK’s production projects need younger talent and hence, Varun Dhawan may be in line for an outing with him. As per the reports, SRK has plans to roll several production projects post the pandemic subsides.
A source revealed, “He has also been reading scripts for his production house and plans to roll with multiple films once the pandemic is behind us. Some of the projects require young talent and he is in talks with his Dilwale co-star Varun Dhawan to play the lead in one of his productions. Bob Biswas with Abhishek Bachchan is already on the floors.”
On the professional front, Shah Rukh Khan will reportedly essay the role of a journalist in R Madhavan starrer Rocketry. He might also star in Rajkumar Hirani’s next which is social comedy on immigration. SRK will also make a cameo in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra.
Earlier there were reports which claimed that Shah Rukh Khan will portray the role of the iconic villain Mogambo in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Mr. India 2 opposite Ranveer Singh.