Yash Raj Films’ are trying their best to keep Pathan a complete secret. Unfortunately or fortunately (for fans), the details regarding Shah Rukh Khan starrer are finding its way to come out in the public forum. In the last month, we had learnt of SRK kick-starting the shoot and now, there’s a big update coming in about Dimple Kapadia.
Fresh from the critical success of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Dimple will be reportedly leading SRK and team (RAW agents) in the film. As her part is undoubtedly an important one, it’s been reported that she has already started shooting, much before of Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.
As reported by Mid Day, Dimple Kapadia has already started shooting for Pathan during this week. “Dimple has been flooded with offers post her appearance in Tenet. She loved the script of Pathan and immediately agreed to be part of the film. She plays a RAW [Research & Analysis Wing] officer who helps Shah Rukh Khan’s undercover agent in his mission. She has a 20-day schedule in Mumbai,” the source quotes.
Directed by Siddharth Anand, Pathan reportedly also features Gautam Rode and Shaji Chaudhary apart from Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.
Meanwhile, there have been strong reports that Aditya Chopra is planning to bring his Tiger Zinda Hai, War & Pathan in a common universe. And hence it’s obvious that SRK, Salman Khan & Hrithik Roshan will be doing cameos in each others’ films as well. It’s already being said that Salman Khan as Tiger is all set to have a cameo in the film. A few days back, it was learnt that everyone’s favourite Bhaijaan will shoot for his cameo next month only.
While revealing it to Mid-Day, a source quoted, “It is Aditya Chopra’s vision to build an espionage thriller franchise with some of India’s biggest stars as RAW agents. While Salman and Hrithik Roshan have already begun their acts with the Tiger films and War (2019) respectively, director Siddharth Anand’s latest venture introduces SRK in the universe. Adi sir wants to begin the crossover with Pathan, and has designed a thrilling set-piece that will see. Tiger joins SRK to defeat the villains. Salman will head to Dubai for 10 to 13 days in January 2021 to shoot for his portion. It will be a 15-minute appearance in the movie.”