Shah Rukh Khan’s unique bond with South

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Sep 06, 2023

Loyal fan following in South

After featuring in Mani Ratnam's 'Dil Se' and AR Rahman's foot-tapping 'Chaiyya Chaiyya', SRK has had a loyal fan following in the South.

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SRK's magic in 'Hey Ram'

SRK was cast in the 2000 film 'Hey Ram', in which he played Amjad Ali Khan. Kamal Haasan revealed that he did the film for free.

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SRK's tribute to Rajinikanth

SRK also paid tribute to superstar Rajinikanth in 'Ra One' in 2011.

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SRK's 'Lungi Dance'

In the 2013 film 'Chennai Express', SRK again paid tribute to Rajinikanth with a dance number, 'Lungi Dance'.

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SRK-Atlee's collaboration

SRK has never done an out-and-out South Indian film. 'Jawan' is a semi-Tamil film and his first association with director Atlee.

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SRK with Nayanthara-Vijay Sethupathi

In Jawan, SRK has been paired with Nayanthara, who is hailed as Lady Superstar in South. Vijay Sethupathi, who is loved by all, will play his enemy.

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'Jawan' cast and crew

Not just the stars, composer Anirudh Ravichander, cinematographer GK Vishnu, choreographer Shobi and art director Muthuraj will make Bollywood debut.

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South’s extravagant filmmaking

SRK seems to be enjoying South’s extravagant filmmaking style and ‘Jawan’ might help him cement a place in the South industry.

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Advance booking of 'Jawan'

The advance booking for 'Jawan' in Tamil Nadu and Telugu states looks promising.

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'Jawan' arrives in theatres

Written and directed by Atlee, 'Jawan' is an action thriller that releases on September 7 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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