Shah Rukh Khan to star in Aashiq Abu-Syam Pushkaran duo’s next
Malayalam cinema’s two top talents Aashiq Abu and Syam Pushkaran are set to make their entry to Bollywood. They recently met superstar Shah Rukh Khan at his residence in Mumbai to discuss about a project. As of now, they have decided to start the film by the end of 2020. Apparently, SRK invited Aashiq Abu to Mumbai after watching the director’s recent hit film ‘Virus’.
Aashiq Abu and Syam Pushkaran had plans to make a film with SRK and when the right opportunity came they pitched an idea, which impressed the star. Aashiq has clearly mentioned that his Hindi debut will not be a remake of any Malayalam film. However, he has also not revealed any other details regarding the film which includes its genre.
Aashiq Abu recently finished works for ‘Pennum Cherukkanum’, a short segment in the upcoming anthology, which also has films by Rajeev Ravi, Jay K and Venu. Syam Pushkaran, on the other hand, is currently scripting ‘Thankam’, that stars Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan and Joju George in the leads. It is crime drama that will be directed by of Saheed Arafath ‘Theeram’ fame.