Seems SRK is giving many surprises to his fans through his upcoming movie Raees. First the trailer of the movie, which was the most watched trailer on its first day, then Sunny Leone's 'Laila Main Laila'. And now it has been reported that the star will be seen performing garba in 'Raees.'
In a special sequence in film, Makar Sankranti will be celebrated.
A special song 'Udi Udi' has been recorded for the movie to celebrate the festival. SRK will be seen performing garba on screen for the first time according to the press release issued in Mumbai.
"Uttarayan is one of the biggest festivals in Gujarat and garba is our (referring to Gujarati) state dance. No film rooted in Gujarat can be complete without having either of them... we decided to incorporate a special song which also takes the story forward, " director Rahul Dholakia said in a statement.
The song has been composed by Ram Sampath and the lyrics are given by javed Akhtar. Sukhwinder Singh, Bhoomi Trivedi and Karsan Sagathia has sung the song.
The" Parzania" director said that a special manjha (thread) was ordered from Surat for one of the sequences to be shot in the film.
"Shah Rukh's character in the film loves to fly kites. There is a dialogue in the film where Shah Rukh says, 'Agar katne ka darr hota na, toh patang nahi chadhata, firkipakadta," Rahul said.
"A couple of times during the shoot he actually cut his fingers."
Also starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan, the film, produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment and Gauri Khan's Red Chillies, is set to release on January 25.