Shah Rukh Khan says the idea of his forthcoming film Fan, which will bring forward a story about a fan’s obsession with a star, was first narrated to him by the late veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra. The superstar is glad that he could bring the idea to life.
The 50-year-old star shared the news during an episode of Colors’ show Comedy Nights Bachao, read a statement from the channel.
“Very few people know that the concept of Fan was first narrated to me by Yashji about 10 years ago. While I was excited to explore the idea back then, for some reason it never happened. Today, I’m glad we could bring his idea to life,” Shah Rukh said.
Directed by Maneesh Sharma, the film has been shot in various locations in Mumbai, Croatia and Delhi. With the film, Sharma pans the camera to the life of a celebrity and splashes the shades of darkness with a focus on a fan’s obsession.
Shah Rukh, who worked with Yash Chopra in films like Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, Veer-Zaara and last directorial Jab Tak Hai Jaan, also said that the late filmmaker’s absence was strongly felt during the shoot of the movie which has been produced by Yash Raj Films.
The movie is releasing on April 15.