Living the dream I've always dreamt of: Atlee on working with Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan

Atlee, known for his outstanding work in the film industry, has recorded his experience filled with gratitude in his response to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s recent post. The filmmaker, who has collaborated with Khan on the highly anticipated and ambitious project Jawan took to social media to acknowledge the overwhelming love through the kind words bestowed upon him by the Superstar. Atlee, showcasing a brand new avatar of the superstar, has been showered with praises for the recently released prevue, not only from the masses but also from Shah Rukh Khan himself. 

Shah Rukh Khan had tweeted, “Sirrrrrr!!! Maaasssssss!! Your are da man!!!! Thank u for everything and making sure the A K Meer gave his inputs along with Priya!! Love u all.” To this, Atlee replied, "From reading tales of kings to embarking on a journey with one in real, #Chief I guess I'm living the dream I've always dreamt of. Thank you so much This film pushed me to my limits, where I gained invaluable lessons along the way. Your passion towards cinema and the amount of hard work you've put in, which I witnessed closely in the last 3 years are inspiring and riveting... Yeh toh bas shuruaat hai Sir. Love you sir. Thanking you once again for this great opportunity on behalf of the entire team. God is very kind to me!! Thank you everyone."


Marking the first collaboration of Shah Rukh and Atlee, Jawan also marks Nayanthara’s Hindi film debut along with Vijay Sethupathi. With an exciting special appearance by Deepika Padukone, the pan-India film in all true senses, also stars an army of women from different regions of the nation including Sanya Malhotra, Girija Oak, Priyamani and Ridhi Dogra. Sunil Grover plays an important role. 

Jawan starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Ridhi Dogra, and Sanya Malhotra is a Pan-India film that will release in cinemas on 7th September 2023 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages.