Zero is Shah Rukh’s toughest role says Anand L Rai
Zero was tough for me as a director, but even more so for Khan saab-Anand L Rai

Shah Rukh Khan’s fans are eagerly waiting for his upcoming movie Zero in which Shah Rukh is portraying the role of vertically challenged man. The trailer of the the Aanand L Rai-directed movie be released on Shah Rukh’s 53rd birthday on November 2.

King Khan will be reuniting again with Jab tak hai Jaan actresses Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. Talking about his role Anand L Rai told Mid-day that Zero is superstar’s toughest role till date.

"The film and Khan saab surprised me. When I saw it recently, I wondered how I managed it. Zero was tough for me as a director, but even more so for Khan saab. This is his toughest role. It drained him physically and mentally. He could not afford to slip even for a second."

He describes his first collaboration with Khan as one of sheer joy, given their shared love for cinema. "Khan saab is a tremendous actor. He is a dedicated artiste who made me work even harder," laughs Rai, adding that Khan always lent him a patient ear when it came to improvisations. "I discuss every detail before filming a shot."

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