Every move Shah Rukh Khan makes, Bollywood fans know – but something that hasn’t been widely reported, until now, is the fact that his latest film Zero was partly shot in Dubai.
Dubai Film & TV Commission confirmed the UAE link with the Aanand L. Rai film on Twitter:
The movie tells the story of Bauua Singh (played by SRK), a dwarf who falls in love with a scientist who suffers from cerebral palsy (played by Anushka Sharma). Life gets complicated for him, however, when he has his head turned by a famous actress (played by Katrina Kaif).
It’s said that the film will feature a cameo by Sridevi – making this the last film she acted in before her death. However, the late actress does not appear in the trailer.
A lot of the movie was shot in the US, particularly in Alabama, as well as in Mumbai. Filming began in May 2017.
Here’s the first full trailer for the film – it’s not immediately apparent which parts were shot in the UAE:
Shah Rukh Khan often works in the UAE, however, and is spotted in Dubai on a regular basis. Here he talks about why he loves filming here:
Another famous cameo in the film comes from Salman Khan, who was reportedly initially considered for the lead in the film: