The last time King Khan and the feisty director Farah Khan came together was almost 7 years back. Om Shanti Om, a romantic-reincarnation movie was released in the year 2007, with actress Deepika Padukone making her acting debut. The film turned out to be a huge box office hit. Since then Shahrukh and Farah have had their ups & downs and finally after a 7 year hiatus they have teamed up together.
Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, Farah Khan’s next venture, Happy New Year is an action-comedy-drama film. The cast includes Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sarah Jane Dias, Sonu Sood, Vivan Shah, and Jackie Shroff. The film will be released on October 24th 2014.
While the movie’s first trailer has gone live today; here are 5 interesting facts about Happy New Year
1. Crockroaxz (Raghav Juyal) of DID fame to choreograph SRK
The finalist of the Zee TV dance reality show Dance India Dance (Season 3) has apparently impressed Farah Khan. The youth icon has bagged an opportunity to Choreograph SRK in Happy New Year.
2. Antagonist - Jackie Shroff
Jackie Dada will don a negative avatar in this film. Over the years Jackie has found mixed success in portraying a negative character in movies. His last known popular Negative Role was more than a decade back in 2001 when he portrayed Hilal Kohistani in Mission Kashmir. He also had a Filmfare Nomination for the role that year. It will be interesting to see how Farah spells her agic on this as the expectations from Jackie will indeed be high.
3. Deepika to play a Marathi Dancer
Deepika Padukone made her Debut with Om Shanti Om and since then has never looked back. The actress has established herself as a successful artist in Bollywood and has delivered many hits. We all know her dancing skills however this will be the first time that she will portray a Marathi Character.
4. Special Appearances
The film sure has created enough hype and promises to throw many surprises. Many popular actors will be seen in a Special appearance in Happy New year.
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5. Major portion of the movie shot at premiere Dubai property - Atlantis, the Palm
Atlantis, The Palm is a hotel resort located on an artificial island. Apparently in a press meet held there, the cast of the film were all dressed in the Local Dubai attire and expressed their gratitude towards the authorities and residents for their support and cooperation.