Jab Harry Met Sejal: Imtiaz Ali drops cue about Shah Rukh Khan’s character in JHMS
There has been a lot of hullabaloo about Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming Jab Harry Met Sejal which stars Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. The movie’s innovative promotion strategy has managed to create a buzz among movie buffs. People are left guessing about the story of the movie and moreover, about Shah Rukh Khan’s character in the movie. Despite 5 mini trails and two songs, the makers haven’t revealed much about JHMS’s lead characters. But now the curtain has been raised from the prevailing mystery about Shah Rukh’s character. For the first time in 25 years of his Bollywood career, superstar SRK will be playing the role of a guide in his upcoming film Jab Harry Met Sejal.
Film’s director Imtiaz Ali said that tour guides have always fascinated him, so he wanted to make a film around them. Giving insight of Shah Rukh's character, director Imtiaz Ali said, "Harinder Singh Nehra is a tour guide. He guides about a ton of people every day and takes them where they want, but personally, he is lost."
"He has not found what he is seeking for, but every day in his life there are hundreds of people reaching where they want to reach, which is just a tourist location that he is not even bothered to look at. He doesn't know where he is going and yet, he is a tour guide," he added.
Shah Rukh, who is touted as the king of romance in Bollywood, will be seen romancing Anushka Sharma in the movie.The character of the 'Raees' star is a take on one of Bollywood's veteran Dev Anand's most iconic roles Guide (1965), where the legendary actor had charmed the entire nation with his act.
Jab Harry Met Sejal is Imtiaz Ali’s next directorial venture, which features Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. It is the first time for SRK and Anushka to work with Imtiaz. The film is slated to release on August 4, 2017.
(With ANI Inputs)
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