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Yes, Shah Rukh Khan is 50 and Alia Bhatt is 22, so what?

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 11:28 IST

As soon as Karan Johar announced Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt as the lead pair of Dharma Productions upcoming film directed by Gauri Shinde, social media started buzzing with jokes about the age difference between the two.

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However, everyone underestimated the English Vinglish director as the script of her film demands Shah Rukh Khan to be paired opposite Alia Bhatt. According to reports, the film is not based on the traditional man-woman equation.

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The film, which is tentatively titled Walk and Talk, is a story about a courageous spirited girl and how her life changes when an older man comes into her life. The script demands SRK and Alia to play their own ages in the film.

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The makers are currently auditioning for three fresh faces in the film that will be romantically paired opposite Alia Bhatt in the film. The first schedule of the film is expected to start from mid-December. The movie will release in the second half of 2016.

First published: 2 December 2015, 6:18 IST
Himesh Mankad @himeshmankad

Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.