Bollywood King Khan is busy in promotions of Farah Khan’s forthcoming Hindi movie ‘Happy New Year’. After that King Khan will soon start working for the Yash Raj film new film ‘Fan’. Though the names of many actresses have been floating around for the role of a leading lady, it is Ileana D’Cruz who has bagged the role opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
If this turns out to be true, then this will be the first time that Shah Rukh Khan will be paired with Ileana D’Cruz who made her debut in Bollywood movie with Anurag Basu’s 'Barfi’ from Vaani Kapoor of ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’ fame to Parineeti Chopra, many names were being toss around. In fact, recently Vaani even mentioned that she is doing a Yash Raj film however, she refrained from exposing any more details.
Ileana D’Cruz shot to fame with her Bollywood debut ‘Barfi’ and later was seen romancing Shahid Kapoor and Varun Dhawan in ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ and ‘Main Tera Hero’. Currently, the actress is busy covering up the Saif Ali Khan – Kalki Koechlin starrer ‘Happy Ending’, directed by the duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.
‘Fan’, to be directed by Maneesh Sharma and written by Habib Faisal, is slated to go on floor in October and the film is apparently based on the story of a fan who is on a mission to meet the one he has idolized for long.
Though Fan was slated to go on floor later this year, the film got pre-poned and Shah Rukh Khan who was supposed to complete Excel Entertainment’s (Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani) Raees, decided to wrap up this Maneesh Sharma directorial.
‘Fan’ is slated to release on August 14, 2015.