Taapsee Pannu says for an ardent fan like her, working in a -led film “Dunki” is a private achievement. Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is directing the film from a script he co-wrote with Abhijaat Joshi and Kanika Dhillon. As per media reviews, “Dunki” will spotlight the rampant use of an unlawful backdoor route referred to as ‘Donkey Flight’ by Indians to immigrate to international locations like Canada and USA. Pannu, whose subsequent theatrical launch can be “Shabaash Mithu”, mentioned Khan’s movies had been her introduction to Bollywood.
“For me, introduction to movies occurred in school. I have never seen many movies in theatre in class (days) as a result of we might hardly watch movies in my home… So, a number of Shah Rukh Khan movies grew to become my first few movies that I’ve seen,” the 34-year-old actor advised PTI. For Pannu, engaged on “Dunki” with two of her favourites — Khan and Hirani — is a dream come true.
“When you find yourself getting the chance to work with him, it turns into the golden alternative. And mix with the truth that it will be directed by Rajkumar Hirani, whose movies are classics, it would not get higher. I do not know the way will I even ever up it,” she added.
The Delhi-born actor mentioned she feels deeply linked with the journey and rise of Khan, who additionally hails from the nationwide capital. “He comes from Delhi, similar place like me, began from scratch. I do not miss the chance to inform him everytime that he’s somebody who we contemplate very private. Even earlier than I met him, his journey felt too private due to how he began and constructed an empire for himself,” she mentioned.
Pannu has earlier performed the lead function in Khan’s 2019 manufacturing “Badla”, additionally starringand Amrita Singh. The actor mentioned she had restricted interactions with the 56-year-old famous person throughout “Badla”. “From there to doing a movie with him as a co-star, is admittedly large,” she added.
“Dunki” went on flooring in April following an official announcement by Khan on social media. Pannu shared the staff has completed the primary schedule of the film.
Backed by JIO Studios, Crimson Chillies Leisure and Rajkumar Hirani Movies, “Dunki” is about to be launched in theatres on December 22, 2023.