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Batman v Superman Villain Reminds This Director of Shah Rukh in Darr

According to Wazir director actor Jesse Eisenberg's portrayal of DC villain Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice resembles Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's role in Darr and Baazigar. Shah Rukh said: "Will ask my kids they are watching it tonight"

  | March 25, 2016 17:23 IST (New Delhi)
Batman V Superman

A still from Batman v Superman (left) and Darr (right).

Highlights

  • Washington Post says Eisenberg's portrayal of Lex is jittery
  • Shah Rukh played an obsessed lover in Darr
  • SRK will be next seen in Fan
If Bejoy Nambiar is to be believed then actor Jesse Eisenberg's portrayal of DC villain Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice resembles Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's role in Darr and Baazigar.
That's what the Wazir director said on Twitter:

To this Shah Rukh, 50, replied:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill in the titular roles respectively hit the screens on Friday. The Zack Snyder film received 1.5 stars (out of four) rating from Washington Post. "Jesse Eisenberg portrays (Lex Luthor) in a jittery, hysterically pitched performance that resembles a gnat impersonating Heath Ledger," said the reviewer. (Movie Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
In 1993 film Darr Shah Rukh played the role of an obsessed lover while in Baazigar his motive for destruction was to avenge his father's death and the downfall of his family. (Also Read - Batman v Superman Copied the Worst of Marvel Movies: The Villain)
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for the release of thriller film Fan, which is directed by Rahul Dholakia. Later this year, SRK will be in Rahul Dholakia's Raees.

 
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