Actor Vijay Sethupathi has praised his Jawan co-star Shah Rukh Khan and called him a gentleman. In a new interview Vijay Sethupathi also said that although he was nervous on the first day, Shah Rukh made him “very comfortable.” He also remembered how Shah Rukh used to encourage him to discuss scenes with him. (Also read | Shah Rukh Khan praises Deepika Padukone for Besharam Rang despite controversy)
Jawan, directed by filmmaker athlete, is billed as an event film featuring high-octane action sequences. It is produced by Shah Rukh’s production company Red Chillies Entertainment. The film will be released on June 2 in five languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada in cinemas around the world.
Speaking to Indian Express, Vijay said: “He was very sweet. It was a very good experience. I was a bit nervous on the first day because he is a very big artist, but he made me feel very comfortable. He didn’t have a scene on that day, but he was there to put me at ease. He’s very sweet; I can talk to him… He’s a gentleman; I had a really good time with Shah Rukh sir. “
Speaking to PTI news agency, Vijay also said, “I had a good time working on Jawan with Atlee and Shah Rukh sir. He (Shah Rukh) is a gentleman, he will never show that I have been in the industry for so many years sit and I’m the superstar. Like, how I work with my co-actors, I could discuss (scenes) with him in the same way. And then sometimes I’d say ‘sorry sir if I bother you’ then he would say : ‘No Vijay, do it’ I felt very comfortable with him and he is very sweet.
Fans will see Vijay in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s upcoming Prime Video series Farzi. Besides him, Shahid Kapoor, Raashii Khanna, Kay Kay Menon, Amol Palekar and Bhuvan Arora also play. The series will stream on Prime Video on February 10. He also has the upcoming thriller movie Merry Christmas starring Katrina Kaif. The film, directed by Sriram Raghavan, will hit theaters this year in Hindi and Tamil.
Shah Rukh Khan will next be seen in Pathaan, in which the actor stars as the titular spy. Pathaan, directed by Siddharth Anand, also stars Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia and Ashutosh Rana. It will hit theaters on January 25. He also has Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, starring Taapsee Pannu.