Jawan Director Atlee Thrilled about Collaborating with Shah Rukh Khan for Dunki; Shares Fond Memories of Writing Mentor Rajkumar Hirani

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Atlee Excited for Shah Rukh Khan’s Dunki

Atlee says he is excited for Shah Rukh Khan’s Dunki

In his chat with News18 Showsha, director Atlee extensively spoke about working with Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan. The filmmaker, who is a big fan of King Khan, also mentioned how excited he is for the superstar’s upcoming film, Dunki. “I haven’t seen any rushes of Dunki but I am super excited for the film. I am planning to watch it on the biggest screen when it releases, with the audience,” stated the Jawan director. “Rajkumar Hirani sir had visited us on the sets of Jawan and he had seen the first reel of my film during the mixing,” the young filmmaker added.

The Jawan director recalls learning writing from Rajkumar Hirani

Atlee, who is also a great admirer of the Dunki director Rajkumar Hirani, opened up about the senior filmmaker’s influence in his filmmaking and writing careers. “So, I am aware of the nuances of the writing of Rajkumar Hirani sir and have taken inspiration from him. I respect him as a man of writing,” revealed the hitmaker.

About Dunki

The highly anticipated project, which is touted to be a comedy-drama film, will mark the first onscreen collaboration of Shah Rukh Khan and senior filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. Dunki, which reportedly revolves around the ‘Donkey flight’ system that supports illegal immigration, features Taapsee Pannu as the female lead.

Cast and Release Date

  • National award-winning actor Vicky Kaushal is said to be making an extended cameo appearance in the project.
  • Boman Irani, Satish Shah, Rajeev Khandelwal, Dia Mirza, and others will be seen in supporting roles.
  • The Shah Rukh Khan starrer is set to hit the screens on December 22, this year.

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