EXCLUSIVE: Gadar 2 director Anil Sharma says he is a Shah Rukh Khan fan; 'Loved his bald look in Jawan'

In an Exclusive chat with Pinkvilla, Gadar 2 director Anil Sharma revealed that he is a huge fan of superstar Shah Rukh Khan. He also reacted to SRK's Jawan trailer.

Akhila Menon
Written by Akhila Menon , Journalist
Updated on Sep 03, 2023 | 08:18 AM IST | 153.7K
Anil Sharma, Gadar 2, Shah Rukh Khan, Jawan
Anil Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan (Image credits: Pinkvilla, Red Chillies Entertainment)
Key Highlight
  • Gadar 2 director Anil Sharma is on a high with the massive success of the film
  • In an Exclusive interview with Pinkvilla, the filmmaker opened up about making Sunny Deol's film
  • He also spoke about his love for Shah Rukh Khan, in the interview

Gadar 2, the period action drama that hit the theatres in August, this year, has now emerged as one of the biggest blockbusters of Bollywood in recent times. Sunny Deol, the senior Bollywood superstar reprised his much-loved character Tara Singh in the film, which is a sequel to the 2001-released iconic film, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. The project also marked the star's reunion with senior filmmaker Anil Sharma, after a long gap. 

In an Exclusive chat with Pinkvilla, director Anil Sharma extensively spoke about his latest outing, Gadar 2. Interestingly, the veteran director also revealed that he is a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan, and reacted to the official trailer of the superstar's upcoming project, Jawan.

Anil Sharma loved Shah Rukh Khan's bald look in Jawan trailer

In his interview with Pinkvilla, the senior director opened up about his fondness for Shah Rukh Khan. When he was asked what he feels about the trailer of Jawan, the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan starrer which is expected to be the third blockbuster of the year after Pathaan and Gadar 2, Anil Sharma had an interesting answer.

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"I just loved the Jawan trailer. I've always been a fan of Shah Rukh Khan. I'm so impressed, especially with the bald look he sported in the trailer, it is simply fantastic. I absolutely loved it and I'm gonna watch Jawan on its release day itself," said Sharma, as he heaped praises on Shah Rukh Khan and Jawan trailer. 

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The Gadar 2 director about working with Shah Rukh Khan

When Anil Sharma was asked why he never thought of working with Shah Rukh Khan despite being in the film industry and having a great fondness for the superstar, the filmmaker had a simple answer. "I never got a chance to collaborate with Shah Rukh Khan. If I ever get a chance, I'll definitely work with him. Shah Rukh is a big star now, filmmakers are waiting in queue to work with him. How am I gonna get a chance? So, I don't think about it much," said the Gadar 2 director.

Watch Pinkvilla's Exclusive interview with Gadar 2 director Anil Sharma, below:


About Gadar 2

The period action drama once again features Sunny Deol in the role of Tara Singh, while Ameesha Patel and Utkarsh Sharma made a comeback as his wife Sakina, and their son Charanjeet Singh aka Jeete. Simrat Kaur, Manish Wadhwa, Gaurav Chopra, Luv Sinha, Mir Sarwar, Rohit Choudhary, Rakesh Bedi, and many others appeared in the supporting roles. Gadar 2 is jointly produced by Zee Studios, Anil Sharma Productions, and MM Movies.

ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Director Anil Sharma hints at Gadar 3; spills beans on Apne 2 and The Hero sequel

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Hopelessly in love with Indian cinema, Akhila Menon grew up watching Malayalam and Tamil films, and those are

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