Shahrukh Khan has been awfully quite recently which has led to a lot of speculation regarding his next possible projects, one of the possibilities was Don 3. Leading Indian news websites had been suggesting various films as Shahrukh Khan’s next possible film however one by one, Shah Rukh Khan has been ruling out all those options. His first option after Zero’s debacle was a biopic on Rakesh Sharma.
Shahrukh Khan later walked out of the project and rumor had it that Shahrukh Khan is playing it safe. The actor has been testing waters before taking any decision as critics have been rather unforgiving about his recent flops.
The acclaimed actor was also considering Don 3 however it has been reported that Srk will not be seen in Don 3. Reportedly he has walked out due to personal reasons.
Following this, news regarding Ranveer Singh’s casting as the lead star made rounds. However, Zoya Akthar has clarified at a press event that Ranveer Singh was never an option for Don 3. When inquired about Ranveer Singh’s casting in Don 3, she replied “No, no. That’s absolute nonsense.”
Zoya Akhtar was also asked about the status of Don 3, to which she replied, “Na toh main Farhan Akhtar hoon, nahi main Shah Rukh Khan ya Ritesh Sidhwani hoon (Neither am I Farhan Akhtar, nor am I Shah Rukh Khan or Ritesh Sidhwani).”
Although it was previously reported that Don 3 may go on floors by mid 2019 and the makers are on the lookout for a female lead, however with SRK walking out of Don 3, the makers are now looking for a main lead.
The big question now is will the franchise of Don be able do without Shahrukh Khan? People have absolutely adored Shahrukh Khan as Don and his films have been super hits. Any new lead will have big shoes to fill. In addition, fans are eager to hear which project will Srk opt for next!