Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will start working on astronaut Rakesh Sharma’s biopic early next year, producer Ronnie Screwvala said. With script written by Anjum Rajabali, the film will be directed by Mahesh Mathai and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Screwvala under their banners Roy Kapur Films and RSVP Films respectively.
Actor and Superstar Shah Rukh Khan who is awaiting the release of his next titled ‘ZERO’ has bagged a big project where he will be living the life of Rakesh Sharma – the first Indian to go into space. The biopic’s script will be written by Anjum Rajabali while the project will be helmed by Mahesh Mathai. Siddharth Roy Kapur and RSVP will jointly produce this big shot project.
The film is tentatively titled ‘Saare Jahan Se Acha’, and an official announcement about the film will be made soon.
Ronnie Screwvala commented on the project saying: “We are doing that film with Shah Rukh Khan. We should begin it by February or March next year, but we haven’t announced the female lead yet.”
Producer Ronnie also commented on his work ethics and how he manages big films/projects, he said: “This time around there is no compulsion. I can do three movies a year, or six. Telling the stories I want to tell is most important. That’s what I’m going to focus on, bring deeply involved with everything, from cast and script. That’s the plan.”
Meanwhile Shah Rukh Khan’s ZERO is slated to release on Christmas while the trailer will be unveiled on Shah Rukh’s birthday that is 2nd November.
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