After a lot of speculations, Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani have officially announced their next project, ‘Dunki’. The film also stars Taapsee Pannu. Shah Rukh took to social media and announced the movie in a hilarious way.
Sharing a video to announce his and Rajkumar Hirani collaborating for Dunki, Shah Rukh Khan wrote on Instagram, “Dear @hirani.rajkumar sir, Aap toh Mere Santa Claus nikle. Aap shuru karo main time pe pahunch jaunga. actually main toh set par hi rehne lagunga! Feeling humbled and excited to finally work with you. Bringing to you all #Dunki in cinemas on 22nd December 2023.”
In the video, Rajkumar Hirani and SRK are seen engaging in a fun banter. King Khan is seen talking to him about his previous iconic films like ‘Sanju’, ‘PK’ and others. SRK then asks Hirani if he has any script for him.
Confirming the development, Rajkumar Hirani, said “Through the course of my career Shah Rukh Khan has always been on my wish list and after trying to collaborate several times in the past, we were finally destined to have ‘Dunki’ mark our partnership. The energy, charisma, humour and charm that he brings to a film is unparalleled and I look forward to bringing that magic to the big screen.”
Adding further, Shah Rukh Khan said, “Raj Kumar Hirani is one of the finest filmmakers of this generation, we have always spoken about working together and I am extremely happy we are finally doing it with ‘Dunki’. We have just started shooting this month and I am cherishing every moment of it. Raju ke liye main Donkey, Monkey…kuch bhi ban sakta hoon!”
Commenting on the same, Tapsee Pannu said, “I am beyond excited to embark on this journey and be a part of this very special film. It’s my first time working with Rajkumar Hirani and Shah Rukh Khan, two people who I deeply respect and admire.”
‘Dunki’ is a social comedy based on the issue of donkey flight. The film which will have comedy, emotions, and romance, features Shah Rukh Khan as a Punjabi guy. Produced by Jio Studios, Red Chillies Entertainment, and Rajkumar Hirani Films, it is set to release on 22 December 2023.