It was reported earlier that Shahrukh Khan would be playing a Gujarati don in Rahul Dholakia's next. However, Farhan Akhtar who would be producing the movie, has denied this and said that SRK would not be essaying the role of a Gujarati.
"Don't call him a Gujarati don! He (Shahrukh Khan) is not playing any Gujarati don. The film is based in Gujarat and his character is based in Gujarat. He is playing a gangster in the film," Farhan Akhtar said to IANS. He further added " The film is about crime and law." SRK has met the Parzania director a few times for narration and would be co-producing the movie with Farhan Akhtar's company. Click here to view more images of Shahrukh Khan.
King Khan will be playing a large-hearted Gujarati don in it. Farhan Akhtar and SRK have had a long and fruitful association and they have worked together in Don and Don 2 earlier. SRK has always done well in negative roles and became a superstar in the industry because of his roles in movies like Darr and Baazigar.
This would be the be the first time that Badshah Khan would be working with Rahul Dholakia. Rahul has earlier directed the highly acclaimed movie Parzania.