November 24 : After six years, Deepika Padukone has reunited with Shah Rukh Khan for Pathan. This is the actors’ fourth collaboration, and they were last seen in Happy New Year in 2014. While Shah Rukh had started Siddharth Anand’s action film last week, Deepika joined him on the sets at Yash Raj Studios in Andheri on Monday.
Deepika will now juggle between Pathan and Shakun Batra’s next, for which she was shooting in Goa. She still has a week’s work remaining for the film, reports Mid-Day. According to the report, Deepika will now shoot for 20 days for Pathan, after which she will return to Shakun Batra’s untitled film, which also stars Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday. The Chhapaak actress hopes to wrap up the film by December-end.
On Monday, Deepika and Shah Rukh reportedly shot a couple of scenes at Yash Raj set. Two sets have been erected for Pathan, and both are being used currently.
The action thriller also stars John Abraham, who plays the antagonist and will take on SRK in this revenge drama. It is reported that John will join Shah Rukh and Deepika in the next one or two days.
The second schedule of Pathan will be shot in Abu Dhabi, where SRK, Deepika and John will start shoot in the first week of January 2021.
On November 18, when Shah Rukh started work after his self-imposed sabbatical, he was clicked while coming out of his car at Yash Raj Studio. The actor was seen in long hair with a braid on the side. He also sported a beard, leading to speculations that the superstar will have a rugged look in Pathan.