Jawan: Shah Rukh Khan was ‘bruised’ while shooting for Zinda Banda song; Sanya Malhotra divulges details

Sanya Malhotra, who played a key role in Jawan, recently revealed leading man Shah Rukh Khan was injured while shooting for the famous 'Zinda Banda' song. Read details...

Updated on Sep 24, 2023   |  12:25 AM IST  |  97.4K
Jawan, Shah Rukh Khan, Sanya Malhotra
Sanya Malhotra played a pivotal role Shah Rukh Khan's latest outing, Jawan (Image credits: Red Chillies Entertainment, Instagram)

Key Highlight

  • Jawan, the Shah Rukh Khan starrer has now emerged as one of the biggest box office hits of 2023
  • Sanya Malhotra played the role of Dr. Eeram, a member of the girl army led by King Khan, in Jawan

Jawan, the mass actioner that features Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role, has emerged as one of the biggest box office hits of Indian cinema in recent times. The project, which is helmed by the renowned Tamil filmmaker Atlee, has won the hearts of Hindi cinema audiences with its colorful narrative, and most importantly, the charbuster songs.

In a recent interview with Times Of India, Sanya Malhotra, who played a pivotal role in Jawan, spoke extensively about her experience of working with Shah Rukh Khan. The talented actress also revealed that King Khan was injured while shooting for the hit number 'Zinda Banda' from the Atlee directorial.

Sanya Malhotra recalls Shah Rukh Khan shooting for Zinda Banda with bruises

In her conversation with Times Of India, Sanya Malhotra stated that Shah Rukh Khan is a completely 'easy' co-star, who loves talking to people on sets and loves listening to their stories. The actress added that the superstar never stopped working hard while shooting for 'Zinda Banda' song, even when it was extremely hot outside. She also revealed King Khan was injured while shooting for the song, but continued working passionately.

"On the second day of the shoot, I noticed that Shah Rukh Khan had got a bruise, but he was going on and on. And I told him that he had got a bruise on his hand, and then all of us checked our hands and saw that we all had bruises. That was a bit surreal," recalled Sanya Malhotra, who also revealed that the leading man never went to his caravan to chill, amid the shooting.

All about Jawan

Sanya Malhotra played the role of Dr. Eeram, a member of the all-women army led by jailer Azad Rathore IPS, one of the characters played by Shah Rukh Khan. The actress earned immense love for the backstory of her character, and her performance, in Jawan.

Coming to the Atlee directorial, Nayanthara played the female lead opposite King Khan in the film, thus making her debut in Bollywood. Deepika Padukone made a special appearance in the film, which features National award-winner Vijay Sethupathi as the lead antagonist. Anirudh Ravichander composed songs and original scores for Jawan, which is bankrolled by Red Chillies Entertainment.

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Akhila Menon
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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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Credits: Times Of India / Red Chillies Entertainment / Sanya Malhotra Instagram

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