Zero & Shah Ruk Khan Surprised Me, It's His Toughest Role: Aanand L. Rai

| October 3 , 2018 , 13:23 IST

The countdown has begun for superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming venture Zero the trailer of the movie will be launched on the King Khan's 53rd birthday on November 2. The movie is directed by Aanand L Rai.

The film is currently in the post-production stage  and all set to for its Christmas release, the movie also features Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. The teaser of the film and other glimpses of the actor’s look have created a good buzz around Zero.

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While speaking at an interview Director Aanand L Rai said, "The film and Khan Saab surprised me. When I saw it recently, I wondered how I managed it. Zero was tough for me as a director, but even more so for Khan Saab. This is his toughest role. It drained him physically and mentally. He could not afford to slip even for a second."

He describes his first collaboration with Khan and said. "Khan Saab is a tremendous actor. He is a dedicated artiste who made me work even harder," laughs Rai, adding that Khan always lent him a patient ear when it came to improvisations. "I discuss every detail before filming a shot.