The Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif starrer Zero is getting ready for the big release this year and the budget of Anand L Rai’s directed film crossing Rs 200 crores is eye popping. Will it help Shah Rukh Khan hit
the bull’s eye at the box office? Let us analyze..
As Zero becomes the most prestigious and most expensive film till date for Shah Rukh Khan, the producers and the makers of the film have become nervous about the recovery of money due to the fact his last few films, except Raees, like Dilwale, Fan and When Harry Met Sejal disappointed at the box office. Obviously, considering the mammoth budget and from the first time collaboration between Anand L Rai (director of Ranjhaana and Tanu Weds Manu franchise) and Shah Rukh Khan, audience is expecting something big from Zero.
When quizzed Anand L Rai on the same topic during an interview to Bollywood Hungama, the ace director replies “Zero is a story for me. I have to be at my purest best that I am trying to do and nothing more or less than this that I go present a story to the audience and they will watch. That’s it. I am taking no other pressure”. He further adds on Shah Rukh Khan going out of his comfort position – “But I think he is actually eager to leave his comfort zone. He’s been doing it for quite some time. He is very a hungry actor and the most obedient actor because I always say that you must go for what you want. Because he is there, he will not say no to anything. So are you clear about it ? So entire thing is that he is 100% available actor who gives his best. So again, he is very hungry and ready to leave comfort zone. He is happily doing that.”
Zero is jointly produced by Colour Yellow Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment. Shah Rukh Khan will be playing the double role in Zero – a dwarf and a normal guy. The trailer is all set to launch on 2nd November, 2018 and will also have Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sridevi, Rani Mukerji, Kajol, Alia, Bhatt, Karisma Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Abhay Deol and R. Madhavan in special appearances