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‘Happy New Year’ Farah Khan/SRK Movie: Shahrukh Khan Blocks 2014 Diwali to Release Film
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Ever since releasing “Chennai Express” on Eid, Shahrukh Khan doesn’t want to let go of his luck with holiday releases. SRK and Farah Khan have blocked Diwali 2014 for the release of their new movie “Happy New Year.”
According to Bollywood Mantra, releasing films on special occasions brings profit and success, so Khan has blocked 2014 Diwali for the film’s debut. “Happy New Year” also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah.
Salman Khan also wanted block 2014 Diwali for the release of his new movie, however, since SRK beat him to it, he has blocked next year's Republic day (January 26) for his movie“Mental.” Next year, Salman Khan’s movie “Kick” is also set to release on Eid (July 28).
“Happy New Year” is Farah Khan’s long time project and has prepared the script a while ago. Farah and Shahrukh Khan have delivered hits like “Om Shanti Om” and “Main Hoon Naa” and the duo has set to deliver another Bollywood hit.
SRK will be playing the role of a psycho lover in the film. Ever since his role in “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaynge,” SRK has been known as the passionate lover, therefore always maintaining a romantic image on the big screen. Even after seeing “Chennai Express,” Khan has kept his romantic reputation as he fought for his leading lady. Now, the director wants King Khan to play a lover with a twist.
Padukone will play the heroine of the film and Jackie Shroff is also starred to play the villain. Padukone will be seen in the role of a dancer, playing a Marathi girl.
Rumors of the story is about five men, who are friends, end up participating in a dance competition on New Year’s in spite of not knowing how to dance. These men, with the help of a girl, a bar dancer, go on to improve their skills and eventually win the competition.
The film is expected to start filming in Dubai on September 2.© 2013 Fashion & Style.com All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Aug 29, 2013 04:44 PM EDT