The Bollywood superstar’s latest film “Zero,” which also features Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, is being filmed in Huntsville, AL: Report.
By Rahul Raghavan
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be in Alabama this month as part of the shooting for one of his upcoming movies, reported Al.com.
Khan, who is often called the King of Bollywood, is apparently working on a Bollywood movie titled “Zero,” which is currently shot in Alabama. The movie also features Bollywood actresses Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
According to the report, the crew of the movie was seen shooting at Grille 29 and the Hindu Cultural Center of Alabama in Harvest on Thursday.
The co-producer of the film and Khan’s manager Karuna Badwal spoke to the press outside the Hindu Cultural Center. He said the movie will be the most expensive one ever made in Bollywood.
A few actors and members of Indian American community were also seen in the community center wearing traditional attire seemingly for shooting a temple scene for the film.
Badwal added that the crew will be also filming at the US Space and Rocket Center as the plot of the film requires spacefaring equipment.
The crew that landed in the United States has 90 members from India. It has hired an additional 50 men locally.
According to Al.com, Thursday’s filming was a wedding scene that had a priest and a couple. It has been also reported that US Space & Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart was in the back of the temple while the shooting happened.
The co-produces have not revealed when the superstar will land in the United States but it is certain that Shah Rukh Khan will be in the city of Huntsville some time later this month.
The film is scheduled to be released in December.
“Zero” is not the first Khan film to be shot in the United States. Significant sections of his 2010 blockbuster “My Name Is Khan” was filmed in Los Angeles and the Bay Area.