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Imtiaz Ali's next film is not a comedy-drama, says Shah Rukh Khan

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

Putting to rest rumours that he will be enacting the role of a Sikh in Imtiaz Ali's next film, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has emphasised that he is not portraying a sardar in the film. 

He also explained that contrary to popular perception, the film is not a comedy-drama.

Speculations have also been rife that Anushka Sharma will also be a part of the film. 

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However, according to Shah Rukh Khan, "I think in another month's time, we will make an official announcement about the star cast of Imtiaz Ali's film. All I can say is that I am not playing a Sardar in the film and it is not a comedy drama. I would like to put rest to another rumour that I am not doing Shimit Amin's film as well. I have not met Shimit since a long time.”

SRK also confirmed that the film will go on floors in July. 

“Both Imtiaz Ali and Aanand L Rai are extremely laid back directors and they have a few things to fix up. Even I want to take a couple of months break because of my knee. I won’t start shooting for any film till June, so may be in July,” he said. 

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Currently, Shah Rukh Khan is busy promoting his upcoming film, Fan, which is slated to release on 15 April, 2016. 

Imtiaz Ali is best-known for films like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal, Tamasha to name a few.

-- Text By Himesh Mankad

-- Sourced from BNS (Anita Britto)

First published: 12 April 2016, 10:25 IST