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14 Jan 2019

SRK walks out of Rakesh Sharma's biopic: Here's why

Here's why SRK left Rakesh Sharma's biopic

After the debacle of his last release Zero, looks like Shah Rukh Khan is introspecting his film choices now.

The superstar, who was supposed to be a part of astronaut Rakesh Sharma's upcoming biopic (titled as Saare Jahaan Se Achha), walked out of the project recently.

Reportedly, instead of Sharma's biopic, he is now focusing on the much-awaited third installment of his Don franchise.

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Here's why SRK left Rakesh Sharma's biopic
The biopic was supposed to go on floors next month

Shooting

The biopic was supposed to go on floors next month

According to the media reports, Saare Jahaan Se Achha was next in line for SRK after Anand Rai's Zero.

In fact, it was reported that the biopic would be hitting the floors next month with SRK portraying the astronaut on the big screen.

This isn't all. He was also said to be producing the movie along with producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Excitement

Previously, SRK was excited about the movie

Notably, SRK had himself announced that he would be a part of the movie during one of his interviews, and he seemed quite excited about it.

He had also thanked Aamir Khan for recommending him for the movie.

"I thank Aamir for telling me about the role as it would suit me. I will try and spend time with Rakesh Sharma," SRK had stated.

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But, now he chooses 'Don 3' over Rakesh Sharma's biopic

'Don 3'

But, now he chooses 'Don 3' over Rakesh Sharma's biopic

While SRK's sudden exit from Saare Jahaan Se Achha has left everyone surprised, it is reported that the actor chose Don 3 over the biopic.

According to the media reports, the Dilwale actor is looking forward to the third installment of his super hit Don franchise.

In fact, SRK will, reportedly, begin shooting for Don 3 in the second half of this year.

Aamir's exit

Earlier, Aamir had left Rakesh Sharma's biopic

Interestingly, SRK isn't the first actor to leave Saare Jahaan Se Achha. Earlier, it was offered to Thugs of Hindostan actor Aamir Khan.

However, Aamir backed out of the project owing to work commitments. In fact, post his exit, Aamir had suggested SRK to take up this project.

Now after SRK's exit, we wonder about the new lead.

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Why did Shah Rukh Khan leave Rakesh Sharma's biopic?

Asked 4 minutes ago by Ajay Rodrigues

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Reportedly, Shah Rukh Khan walked out of Rakesh Sharma's biopic Saare Jahan Se Acha as he will be working on the third installment of Don franchise.

Is SRK working on 'Don 3'?

Asked 4 minutes ago by Charvi Khan

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Although an official announcement is yet to be made, it is reported that Shah Rukh Khan will begin working on Don 3 in the second half of this year.

Why did Aamir Khan leave 'Saare Jahan Se Acha'?

Asked 4 minutes ago by Muhammad Balasubramanium

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Initially, Aamir Khan was approached to play the lead in Saare Jahan Se Acha. However, the actor left the project due to work commitments.

Which are SRK's upcoming movies?

Asked 4 minutes ago by Ananya Lobo

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After Zero, Shah Rukh Khan will reportedly be seen in Salute and Farhan Akhtar's Don 3. Notably, an official announcement about SRK's upcoming projects is yet to be made.

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