This is not a drill: Shah Rukh Khan offers a job to a fan on Twitter
Mumbai: Here's what a fan's dreams are made up of -- superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is gearing up for the release of his movie Fan, has offered a job to one of his real life fans for creating his own version of the film's trailer.
The fan-made trailer was shared on Twitter by one Shivam Jemini, who posted it on Sunday.
— Shivam Jemini (@ShivamJemini) March 6, 2016
In the description of the video, Jemini mentioned that he learned visual effects because of Shah Rukh's company Red Chillies VFX.
"I have worked on it for more than 60 hours (Because the reason behind learning VFX is also 'you', Red Chillies VFX) so that you'll see this and wish me 'Happy Birthday'. Hope you'll see it and like it," he wrote.
Luck had its way for Jemini, as the 50-year-old actor lauded the recreation of the "Fan" trailer, publicly on Twitter.
Come and work with us at the v fx studio man. Well done. https://t.co/M6fub9aNc5
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 7, 2016
An elated Jemini, who celebrated his birthday on Monday, wrote:
— Shivam Jemini (@ShivamJemini) March 7, 2016
Fan revolves around a young boy from Delhi named Gaurav who embarks on a journey to the city of dreams, Mumbai, in order to wish his favourite actor Aryan Khanna on his birthday.
As Gaurav and as Aryan Khanna, Shah Rukh is ready to treat his real life fans with a dual avatar, and he has admitted that it took some doing to work on the make-up for his role as Gaurav.
The film's trailer was launched by his fans at the Yash Raj Studios here on Monday.
Directed by Maneesh Sharma and produced by Aditya Chopra, Fan also features Shriya Pilgaonkar among others. The film is slated for an April 15 release.