Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Pathan'

The film also features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham

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Shah Rukh Khan is back on film sets after a hiatus. According to reports, he will begin to shoot for his next film Pathan on Wednesday. The Yash Raj production is directed by Siddharth Anand.

Besides Shah Rukh, the film features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in pivotal roles. Shah Rukh Khan's last release was Zero in 2018, which also starred Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif.

There were a lot of speculations about Shah Rukh Khan's next after Zero tanked at the box office. He was on a sabbatical and had decided to concentrate on scripts that suited him. Some reports had suggested that he had signed a project with Tamil director Atleee. However, there has been no update on that.

On not signing a film after Zero, he had told Filmfare earlier: “I have no film with me right now. I am not working on any film. Usually what happens is when your one film is coming to an end, you begin work on your next film and I get involved within 3-4 months. But this time I am just not feeling like...My heart doesn’t allow me to..”