Shah Rukh Khan is currently enjoying the tremendous success of ‘Jawan,’ a high-octane action thriller that stormed into theaters on September 7, 2023. This film introduced Vijay Sethupathi as the formidable villain, and it has taken the box office by storm. This film also featured Nayanthara, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, Deepika Padukone, Ridhi Dogra, etc. Mukesh Chhabra revealed that the casting of this film took one entire year!
In an intriguing conversation with Indianexpress, Mukesh Chhabra provides a fascinating glimpse into the intricate casting process for ‘Jawan’ – delving into the challenges of finding the perfect fit for the film’s toughest role, unraveling the time it consumed, shedding light on Shah Rukh Khan’s dynamic dual role as a producer and co-star, and other interesting topics. In the interview, Mukesh Chhabra spoke about how exactly two years ago, the stage was set for an exciting journey. To prepare for this unique project, he immersed themselves in Atlee’s remarkable South Indian films. He had to maintain the strictest confidentiality about this project for the next two years. Despite the natural urge to share excitement about this remarkable opportunity, he had to stay silent.
Jawan has entirely stolen my heart. From SRK on screen to Vijay Sethupathi to even the plot. Everything is so well done and I cannot wait to see more SRK magic on screen!