Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone to collaborate for Tamil filmmaker Atlee's next
The two actors will team up for 'Sanki', as per reports.
Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone could reunite for a fourth time, according to industry buzz, in a new film marking the Bollywood debut of Tamil filmmaker Atlee.
The two stars are set to collaborate on a project titled Sanki, a report in Filmfare states, adding that the film is slated to be an all-out commercial entertainer.
Deepika made her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh in the 2007 blockbuster, Om Shanti Om. The two actors later collaborated on Chennai Express in 2013 and Happy New Year in 2014.
It was reported a while back that SRK and Atlee would be coming together in a mega project, although nothing was officially announced. SRK was last seen in the self-produced 2018 release, Zero, co-starring Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, and directed by Aanand L. Rai.
Deepika was last seen in Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak earlier this year. She has Shakun Batra's untitled film coming up, co-starring Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday, and will also feature in Kabir Khan's cricket drama 83, starring husband Ranveer Singh.
Atlee is among the most successful new-age Tamil filmmakers. The 33-year-old has directed Tamil superstar Vijay in consecutive blockbusters, Theri (2016), Mersal (2017), and Bigil (2019).