Deepika Padukone was reportedly approached for Aanand L Rai's next venture starring Shah Rukh Khan but she said no owing to date problems
Swara Baskar reportedly requested the Tanu Weds Manu director to cast her opposite SRK, particularly ruling out the roles like that of his sister or daughter
Shah Rukh Khan will play a dwarf in Aanand L Rai's next and the director shared a picture with SRK from the Raees party
However, the 50-year-old actor did not tell the name of the film. The only information he could part with was that title is 'too sweet'.
At the trailer launch of his upcoming film Happy Bhaag Jayegi, Mr Rai was asked about the project. "Please wait. I am working, I am a very hardworking person," said Mr Rai
"I'm sure that one day somebody will take me as a warrior also and also as a guide. Somebody started writing that the film is based on the wonderful classic Guide by Dev Anand saab and Vijay Anand saab," said Shah Rukh
"I am a Warrior, a Dwarf & a Guide. I am not wot I ought to, want or hope to be...I am all that & I am wot I am. My 2 bits on my upcoming 'roles'," Shah Rukh Khan wrote on Twitter
This is not the first time that Shah Rukh will be playing a challenging role. Shah Rukh, tagged as the 'King of Romance' by his fans, has played such roles in films like My Name Is Khan, Kal Ho Naa Ho and Fan