Shah Rukh Khan’s film Pathaan was released in theaters on 25 January. Prior to the highly anticipated film’s release, the makers had arranged a special screening at Yash Raj Films Studio in Mumbai on Tuesday. Apart from Shah Rukh, Pathaan are co-stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, were featured in the screening. Shah Rukh’s wife, interior designer Gauri Khan and director Siddharth Anand, as well as celebrities such as choreographers Vaibhavi Merchant and Bosco Martis, actor Rani Mukerji and John’s wife Priya Runchal were spotted at the screening. Photos and videos of the cast and crew celebrating Pathaan’s release were shared on paparazzi and fan pages. Read also: Pathaan releases live updates
Indoor photos from Pathaan screening showed Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham in black outfits; filmmaker Siddharth Anand also wore black. Deepika wore an all beige outfit for Pathaan screening and posed for pictures in the venue. Shah Rukh Khan also posed for a photo with actor Ekta Kaul during the special screening. The actor shared her photo with Shah Rukh on Instagram, writing in the caption, “Sums it all!”
Actor Shaji Choudhary took to Instagram to share a series of photos and videos from Pathaan screening on Tuesday. Choreographers Bosco Martis and Vaibhavi Merchant danced to Pathaan song Besharam called in a video Shaji posted. In his caption, he wrote, “Party full.” Vaibhavi and Bosco were seen on the dance floor with people cheering them on. Vaibhavi has choreographed Besharam Rang, while National Award-winning choreographer Bosco Martis Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone has choreographed Pathaan’s title track Jhoome Jo Pathaan.
Videos of Rani and Gauri arriving at the Pathaan screening were shared on social media. John’s wife Priya, who is rarely seen at public events, was seen with the actor for the screening. Deepika also shared a picture showing a plate full of desserts with a message written in chocolate sauce: “Good luck to Pathaan.” The photo appears to be from the special screening on Tuesday.
Directed by Siddharth Anand, Pathaan is Shah Rukh Khan’s first full-length film after Zero (2018). Shah Rukh plays the role of an agent on a mission to protect the country. He is joined by Deepika as they fight John, the leader of a terrorist group.