SRK unveils his dwarf avatar for ‘Zero’
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on the first day of 2018 treated his fans with the title and teaser of his first creative collaboration with director Aanand L Rai. The film, “Zero”, features the actor as a dwarf.
According to Rai, this is a story that celebrates the imperfections in one’s life.
The teaser unveiled shows Shah Rukh essaying a vertically challenged man, dancing away at a party. The teaser ends with a dialogue in which he talks about people call him a “zero” and how he amplifies the lives of others if he stands behind them.
On casting Shah Rukh, Rai told IANS: “I had no option but Khan saab because I needed an intelligent actor, who also can carry that happy-go-lucky attitude.”
Explaining the thought behind making such a movie and zeroing in on a title like “Zero”, Rai said: “Like the way we say that perfect is boring, imperfection is much interesting… Our film is also celebrating the same. The story of the film is celebrating a perfect love story of two imperfect people.
“Though the protagonist of the film is a dwarf but more than the physical disability of an individual, the story talks about the space of emotional incompleteness of our life.”
The central character of the Red Chillies Entertainment film is described as ‘Paagal’, ‘Aashiq’, ‘Awaara’ and more, but he is seen happy in his own world, not seeking empathy from anyone. His disability does not stop him to live a happy life.