Shah Rukh Khan performs Umrah at Mecca after wrapping up movie shoot in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was spotted performing Umrah at the holy shit of Mecca. On Thursday, pictures surfaced on Twitter of the actor at Mecca.
Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be done anytime.
On Wednesday, he thanked the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture via Twitter for allowing a ‘smooth’ shoot schedule of his upcoming movie Dunki.
In the video, the actor also thanked the entire cast and crew of the film and shared that it was ‘lovely’ shooting in the country. He also thanked Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture for letting them shoot at ‘spectacular locations’.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Dunki also stars Taapsee Pannu in the lead. The film was announced in April this year and is tentatively scheduled for release on December 22, 2023.
Besides Dunki, Shah Rukh Khan has two other films in the pipeline – Jawan and Pathaan.
SRK will be seen alongside Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in action thriller Pathaan, which is directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Aditya Chopra, and is all set for release on January 25, 2023.
In Jawan, directed by Tamil director Atlee, Shah Rukh Khan will be sharing the screen with Nayanthara. The movie is set for release in June 2023.
Shah Rukh Khan, whose last full-fledged movie release was nearly five years ago, made two cameos in 2022– Laal Singh Chaddha and Brahmastra.–(Agencies)