Entertainment News Today, March 14: After his last film – Zero bombed at the Box Office, Shah Rukh Khan decided to take a break from the movies. However, things seem to be changing now. The actor reportedly shot for a special role in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra that is being produced by SRK’s best pal – Karan Johar. Speculations are rife that he recently shot for his role in the Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer. Now, a report in Mid-Day reveals the details about SRK’s character in the film. Also Read - Happy Holi 2020: Shah Rukh Khan–Gauri Khan’s Throwback Holi Video Will Instantly Give You FOMO
Brahmastra is being made as a trilogy with many prominent names comprising the cast. Apart from Ranbir and Alia, the film also features Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, Dimple Kapadia and South star Nagarjuna among others. SRK is reportedly playing the role of a scientist in the film who helps Ranbir’s character named Shiva in his journey. Brahmastra is a fantasy drama and its characters have taken references from the Hindu mythology. However, SRK’s character is entirely contemporary and comes at a crucial part in the story. Also Read - Karan Johar Shares a Throwback Photo of 'Sweating' Shah Rukh Khan And The Caption Proves Their Bond is For Lifetime
The daily quoted a source close to the development saying, “Shah Rukh’s character is one of the key highlights of the film and comes at a crucial point in the narrative. The film is a mix of fantasy and mythology, and it will be interesting to see how his scientist character helps Ranbir’s Shiva in his quest.” Also Read - Preity Zinta Shares Hilarious Throwback Picture With Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan From Sets of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Apart from Brahmastra, SRK has not yet decided to be a part of any other film. He is, however, busy producing web-series and movies for various digital platforms. Red Chillies Entertainment, that is managed by Shah Rukh, backed recently released and critically acclaimed film Kaamyaab that featured Sanjai Mishra in the lead role.