Shah Rukh Khan on Zero: If This Film Doesn’t Work, Maybe I Won’t Get Work for 6 or 10 Months


Shah Rukh Khan’s last film Jab Harry Met Sejal with director Imtiaz Ali had evoked a lot of expectations among the audiences, but the film turned out to be a disaster.

Shah Rukh Khan’s last film Jab Harry Met Sejal with director Imtiaz Ali, who is known for giving Bollywood some of the best love stories of modern times, had evoked a lot of expectations among the audiences, but the film turned out to be a disaster. The film, which was apparently made on a generous budget of Rs 90 crore, only managed to collect Rs 64.33 crore in the domestic market, according to Movie Box Office His other recent releases Fan, Raees and Dilwale also fell short of expectations at the box office.

In a recent interview with Hindustan Times, the actor, who is now gearing up for his new film Zero, opened up about what would happen if it met the same box office fate.

“I can’t change that, and if I can’t change something, why should I think about it? If people feel that ‘Zero’ is very important for me, it’s their feeling. God forbid, if this film doesn’t work, what will happen? Maybe, I won’t get work for six months or 10 months, but if I believe that my craft and art is good, I will continue to get work,” the actor said.

“…I will probably make a comeback which I have been doing for the last 15 years (laughs), or maybe, the comeback won’t happen. The trade world has a point of view about a film’s business, and they are right from their viewpoint,” he added.

Also starring Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in lead roles, Zero celebrates the ‘incompleteness in people’. In the film, directed by Aanand L Rai, Shah Rukh plays the role of a vertically challenged man, named Baua Singh. While Katrina plays a popular actress battling alcoholism, Anushka reportedly essays the role of a wheelchair-bound scientist.

Zero is set to release on December 21.



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