Shah Rukh Khan to star in Rakesh Sharma’s Biopic

Shah Rukh Khan just wrapped up the shoot for his much-awaited upcoming film “Zero”. After zero, Shahrukh Khan has signed his next project with Mahesh Mathai, who has been working on script for over a year now. The film is based on he life of Rakesh Sharma and is titled “Salute”.

Rakesh Sharma, who joined the Indian Air Force as as test pilot in 1970 flew various aircraft, swiftly progressing to the position of Squadron Leader. On September 20, 1982 he became a cosmonaut and was selected to go into space as part of a joint program between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Soviet Intercosmos Space Program. He was conferred the honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union upon his return from space and India’s highest peacetime gallantry award, the Ashoka Chakra.

“Shah Rukh will begin prep for the film in September and will shoot for two months straight until November-end,” a close source rrevealed The film is slated to release in 2019 and the makers are presently finalising the leading lady.” The actor recently returned from the final schedule of Aanand L Rai’s film in which he plays a dwarf, also featuring Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. They were in the US and filmed extensively at the NASA headquarters.


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