Shahrukh Khan, who stormed the box office this year with his film ‘Pathan’, is hot these days with the film ‘Jawaan’. Released on September 7, this film is close to reaching the Rs 300 crore mark. The film also stars South superstars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi. Let us tell you that the casting work for this film was completed by the famous casting director Mukesh Chhabra and the casting process took him about two years. He himself played a small role in the film. Recently, he shared his experience of working with Shahrukh Khan.
Sharing the experience of working with Shahrukh Khan in the film ‘Jawaan’, Mukesh Chhabra said, “When you meet him, he gives you immense love. You don’t feel awkward in front of them at all. Mukesh further said, ‘I have worked with every star , but Shahrukh Khan sir makes you feel very comfortable. In life as well as on the sets. Felt no ‘fear’ while working with him.
Mukesh further said, “We are both from Delhi, so there was that connection too”. Mukesh said that SRK works with great focus on the sets. It was Shahrukh Khan who suggested Atlee to also cast Mukesh Chhabra in a role. This has also been revealed by Mukesh Chhabra. He told that he had daily meetings with Atlee and Shahrukh regarding casting. During this, Shahrukh told Atlee, “Get Mukesh in a role too, he used to do drama.” About this, Mukesh Chhabra had said, ‘don’t pull my leg!’ But Shahrukh sir was serious.
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This is the first time that Mukesh Chhabra is doing casting for Shahrukh Khan’s film. Also, for the first time, she has shared the screen with Shahrukh in ‘Jawaan’. During the conversation, Mukesh Chhabra also talked about the casting process for ‘Jawaan’. He said there are no casting directors in the South, so this was a surprise to Atlee. Casting took more than a year because the number of stars was so high. There were around 165 actors from big to small.
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