When it comes to the top filmmakers of Bollywood, the name of Rajkumar Hirani is also considered in one of the most promising and ace filmmakers of the Industry, owing to delivering many iconic film.
There are hardly any filmmakers in the industry who have gained so much popularity by delivering a few films and Rajkumar Hirani is one of them. His every single movie either won the Filmfare awards or was nominated. In our opinion, Hirani is the perfect example of the saying “Quality matters, not quantity”.
Whether it is Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots. PK or Sanju, all the of these iconic films have made a great impact on fans as well as Hirani’s popularity. The impact of the movie can be witnessed from the facts that the actors who played these gain lot of popularity after playing their respective roles that people can not forget and that is why Hirani is called a star-making director.
He is the recipient of several accolades such as three National Awards and eleven Filmfare Awards, which includes Filmfare Awards for the Best director for 2009 coming-of-age comedy film 3 Idiots starring Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi.
Now the filmmaker is all set to commence his new film titled Dunki with Bollywood’s King Khan- Shah Rukh Khan after 2018 biographical drama film Sanju, starring Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt.
Dunki Star Cast & Makers
Rajkumar Hirani and Shah Rukh Khan has joined hand for the first time for the upcoming film Dunki. Before Shah Rukh, the filmmaker had worked with Aamir Khan for two films 3 Idiots and PK.
Shah Rukh was last seen in 2018 romantic comedy film Zero along with Anushka Sharma. He is currently busy with his most -awaited film Pathaan which is scheduled to be release on January 25 2023. Shah Rukh will also make cameo appearances in upcoming movies like R. Madhavan starrer Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha and Ranbir-Alia starrer Brahmastra.
Dunki’ brings together two of the biggest forces in Indian cinema, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani and superstar Shah Rukh Khan who will collaborate for the very first time. It will also star actress Taapsee Pannu, who has many project pipeline for 2022-23 and now the upcoming film has also been added to that list.
Dunki will be directed as well as produced by Rajkumar Hirani under his Rajkumar Hirani Films along with Gauri Khan’s Red Chilies Entertainment.
Dunki Title Announcement
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani announced there first film together titled Dunki. The announcement was made in a unique way through a 1.5 long video clip, in which Shah Rukh Khan can be seen taking the name of the acclaimed movie of the director and asking if he has any picture for him to which Hirani replied that he do have a script for him.
The film will be released on the next Christmas on 22/12/2023 and is set for a box office clash with Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff starrer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, as both the film will be releasing on Christmas weekend.
.@iamsrk, Aakhir humne ek saath movie banane ka decision le hi liya 😄 Extremely thrilled to announce #Dunki, coming to you next Christmas! Release in cinemas on 22.12.23https://t.co/zb8463stsi @taapsee @gaurikhan @RedChilliesEnt @RHFilmsOfficial
— Rajkumar Hirani (@RajkumarHirani) April 19, 2022
Dear @RajkumarHirani sir, Aap toh Mere Santa Claus nikle. Aap shuru karo main time pe pahunch jaunga. actually main toh set par hi rehne lagunga. Feeling humbled & excited to finally work with you.Bringing to you all #Dunki in cinemas on 22nd December 2023https://t.co/KIqj8LfJEg
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 19, 2022
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) April 19, 2022