Shah Rukh Khan's drastic transformation seen in leaked pics from Pathaan sets in Spain, fans marvel at his 8-pack abs
- The Pathaan teaser, released earlier this month, showed Deepika Padukone and John Abraham introducing Shah Rukh's character in the film as a man on a mission. The film is scheduled for release on February 25, 2023.
New pictures have emerged from the shoot of Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming film Pathaan in Spain. These show the drastic physical transformation the actor has undergone for the movie. One of the pictures that has surfaced on social media showed him with eight-pack abs. Also Read| Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh fawn over John Abraham's body as she sends him updates from Pathaan shoot: 'Baby I know'
The picture showed Shah Rukh in his long-hair look for the movie. The actor was seen shirtless and wearing green cargo pants. He was holding a beam above him. His look received a lot of compliments from his fans, who have been commenting heart emojis on the photograph. “Damnnnn,” one wrote, adding fire emojis. Another commented, “Atleast this man's got natural abs, no CGI.”
That’s why he is the king. huge respect for the man," a third one wrote. Another commented, "King is back...srk."
Some more pictures have surfaced from the sets, one of which showed Shah Rukh in a white shirt, a long chain, and sunglasses. He had his hair tied in a top knot. Another picture showed him wearing a face mask, a jacket, and a woollen cap. A picture of Deepika Padukone has also emerged. Her hair was styled in beachy waves. The actor had wrapped herself in an orange jacket.
The pictures come amid a report by India Today that Shah Rukh will be documenting his makeover for Pathaan in a behind-the-scenes video series. A source said, "Shah Rukh has been documenting his physical transition and how he has put on muscles for his role in Pathaan in a behind-the-scenes video series. In Pathan, you will see him in a well-chiseled look and he will be releasing the BTS series closer to the film's release."
Shah Rukh was last seen in the 2018 film Zero, which also starred Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. Pathaan, which is gearing up for a release on January 25 next year, will mark his first film in five years. Pathaan director Siddharth Anand said that there is a lot of pressure and responsibility on him to deliver a “cracking product” since it stars Shah Rukh as the lead.
The Pathaan teaser, released earlier this month, showed Deepika Padukone and John Abraham introducing Shah Rukh's character in the film as a man on a mission. He walks out of the shadows in a white shirt and long hair and talks about his love for the country.