Shah Rukh Khan's Zero to clash with James Cameron's Alita: Battle Angel this Christmas


Aanand L Rai and his star cast comprising of Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif are working hard and non-stop t complete the schedule of their upcoming sci-fi romance drama Zero. SRK dived straight into the Mumbai schedule of the film post a brief family vacation. Now, the team is working towards wrapping up the film so that it can be released on December 21. However, the film will be up against Academy Award-winning Hollywood director James Cameron and Jon Landau’s film Alita: Battle Angel which is releasing on the same date.

The Hollywood film is directed by Robert Rodriguez. The cyberpunk action film stars Canadian-American actress Rosa Salazar. Salazar plays a young cyborg Alita who goes on a journey of self-discovery. CEO of Fox Star Studios, Vijay Singh who is distributing the Hollywood flick said that the film is being released in India keeping in mind the Christmas holidays.

He said that the film is a perfect holiday film which was conceived by James Cameron almost a decade ago and like Avatar is set in a completely new and different world. The film boasts of high-end special effects and stunning action sequences.

Interestingly, Alita: Battle Angel is not the only film that Zero will be competing against. Reportedly, Anupam Kher’s biographical political-drama The Accidental Prime Minister is also all set to open on December 21.


Zero is one of the most anticipated films of the year and Shah Rukh is playing a vertically challenged character in the film. Katrina is reportedly playing the role of a big film star whereas Anushka is playing the role of a failed scientist. The film’s plotline and Anushka’s look from the film have been kept completely under wraps. The film’s last teaser was released with Salman Khan’s Race 3.