News has it that Shahrukh Khan has dropped two movies from different directors for a Karan Johar film. We all know about the friendship and bond the two share but SRK has now gone to the extent of letting other directors go by for being a part of Dharma Productions.
Shahrukh Khan not turned down just lame directors. The superstar has said a no to Rajkumar Hirani the brain child behind Munnabhai and a no to Shankar, the director of Shivaji, for the movie Robot. The reason being for the two drops is SRK’s terms did not get along well with Vidhu Vinod Chopra and there were creative differences for the movie Robot. Shahrukh Khan is known to be actively involved with the scripts of a movie and ready to give his creative inputs, but the superstar forgets that not everyone would want his opinions.
Reports says that the real reason for the drop of these two movies in a row is Karan Johar, ‘My name is Khan’ by Karan Johar himself was slated for a May production which is now being brought forwards to December this year, when the superstar would have been doing the two movies which he has recently dropped. The reason though for the change in production dates is because Karan wants to capture the US winter and he also believes that next year will be too late.
The recent success of Bhool Bhulaiya and Laga Chunari Mein Daag in the UK during the festival of Eid has inspired Karan to start the productions as soon as possible for the movie. The filmmaker believes that releasing ‘My name Is Khan’ a film centering on a Muslim character with wife to be played by Kajol will capture the Box offices next Eid in UK. Keeping in mind this target Karan has started to feel the need to shoot the movie from now itself.
Keeping all these tricks and trades of the Indian cinema, one must be really wondering if the scripts of Karan Johar’s movie was genuinely stronger than that of the other two directors or is it just a courtesy call made by the superstar for his best friend. Only time can tell if this was a wise call to make but meanwhile for all the Shahrukh Khan fans respite exists that the star will be seen onscreen next year no matter which movie bring him up there.
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