Jackie Chan to Enter Bollywood With Shahrukh Khan’s Film
Posted by diopatra on January 31, 2010
Jackie Chan reportedly will spread his wings in Bollywood. According to Mid-Day, the Hong Kong-born actor has been approached to play in upcoming action entitled “RA. One”. If the deal is sealed, he will star opposite famous Indian star Shahrukh Khan.
“They are hoping Jackie agrees to be part of the film. The production house has sent him a detailed script with the action scenes and a brief synopsis of his character,” a source claimed. As for the role that is offered to Jackie, reports suggested that he may play a scientist who helps Shahrukh fight off the bad guys.
This Bollywood financed production will be set in Miami and use Hollywood crew. Anubhav Sinha will serve behind the cameras while David Benullo (“Shadow Man”) will provide the script and Ueli Steiger (“The Maiden Heist”) will be responsible of the cinematography. In addition to Shahrukh Khan, this superhero thriller has named Kareena Kapoor on the cast line up.
Being known as Hong Kong actor/singer/filmmaker, Jackie Chan made his first huge blockbuster success when he co-starred with Chris Tucker in 1998 “Rush Hour”. He recently appeared in “The Spy Next Door” and can next be seen playing in “The Karate Kid”, which will be debuted in the U.S. on June 11.