Shah Rukh's Netflix film goes on floors; THIS actor to play lead
Shah Rukh Khan is venturing the world of online streaming with Class of ‘83 and he has roped in Bobby Deol for the same. The actor has started shooting for the web original film and he is excited.
"Excited to venture into the web world with Class of ‘83, a Netflix India original film directed by Atul Sabharwal," Bobby tweeted on Sunday along with an image of the clapboard.
Class of ‘83 explores the story of an upright policeman-turned-trainer whose students grapple with the complexities of honour, morals and devotion to the nation.
The Soldier actor also has the multi-starrer film Housefull 4 in his kitty. Bobby, returned to films after a long break with last year’s Race 3. "I think post Race 3, I feel a positivity around me and the people who are meeting. All I want now is to keep that energy alive.”
"Before Race 3, I met various people and approached a talent management company to take care of my work, but none came forward. I am happy that I have a team to look after my work now," he added.
Red Chillies Entertainment’s chief revenue officer and producer Gaurav Verma tweeted, “From an idea to a concept seeing it take shape has been a rewarding experience, we look forward to creating some great content as ‘class of 83’ goes on floors today.”
The Netflix original film is an Atul Sabharwal directorial, who has earlier helmed films such as In Their Shoes (2015), Aurangzeb (2013) and others.
Shah Rukh Khan is also producing Emran Hashmi a thriller film on Bombay crime scenestarrer Bard of Blood, an original Netflix series based on the book by the same name. The book was written by Bilal Siddiqi. The thriller series has been shot in multiple languages including Hindi, Urdu, and English.