Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Taapsee Pannu will be starred in Rajkumar Hirani’s new dream project, Dunki. It will release in cinemas on December, 22,2023. It will be based on a social comedy plotline.

Shah Rukh Khan announced the title and release date of his new film by sharing teaser on his Instagram on Tuesday, calling Rajkumar Hirani, a Santa Claus for him.

He wrote, “Dear Rajkumar Hirani sir, aap toh mere Santa Claus nikle. Aap shuru karo main time pe pahunch jaunga. actually, main toh set par hi rehne lagunga. (you turned out to be my Santa Claus. You begin the work, I will reach on time or actually start living on the set itself). Feeling humbled and excited to finally work with you. Bringing to you all Dunki in cinemas on 22nd December 2023,”



Taapsee Pannu also shared her excitement for starring with Bollywood King, Shah Rukh Khan on Twitter

She tweeted, “Yes it’s hard to make it till here, and it’s harder when you are all by yourself but then a superstar once said ‘agar kisi cheez ko shiddat se chaho to puri kayanat tumhe usse milane me lag jati hai (if you wish for something with all your heart, the entire universe conspires to get it for you)’ cheers to honesty, hard work and perseverance. Almost 10 saal lage (it took 10 years) but finally ‘All is Well’.”

Rajkumar Hirani has been working on this project for a couple of years and was in talks with Shah Rukh Khan for collaboration. Rajkumar Hirani has joined hands with Shah Rukh’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Jio Studios.

According to Bollywood Hungama, Rajkumar Hirani also began the shooting of Dunki on April 15. SRK’s upcoming movie, Pathaan is set to release on Republic Day of India, January 26, 2023.

Shah Rukh Khan already wrapped up his other untitled film with Tamil director Atlee Kumar that will reportedly release a teaser on August 15 this year. A.R. Rahman is rumored to compose music for this film.