ZERO Movie Shah Rukh Khan: Cast, Release Date, Budget, Box Office Prediction

Zero Movie: Cast, Release Date, Box Office Collection, Budget, First Look Posters, Release Date, Screen Count, Predictions, Trailer, Video, Songs & More.

The first look and teaser of Shah Rukh Khan’s most awaited dwarf film has been revealed with the title. The film has been titled ZERO and the fans are going gaga over Shahrukh’s avatar in the film. ZERO is primarily a romatic-comic drama film.  ZERO is directed by Anand L Rai and starsShah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. It is their second film together after Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).  The story of the film is written by national award winning writer Himanshu Sharma and the film will be produced by Gauri Khan and Anand L Rai. ALR has previously directed successful films like Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Raanjhana.

ZERO Movie First Look Poster

The first look of the movie was released on 1 Jan 2018. It features Shahrukh Khan as a dwarf  with the tagline “21st December 2018 se aapke piche”

Zero movie first look poster
Zero movie first look poster

ZERO Movie Star Cast

The movie stars Shah Rukh is the lead role. He will play an intelligent dwarf and funny man in the film. Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma will play female leads in the film. It is believed that Katrina will play a film star in the film while Anushka is playing a physically challenged character. If rumours are to be believed then SRK will play double role in the movie. One as a dwarf and the other is his normal charismatic character and his character name is ‘Bauaa’. Talented actor Tigmanshu Dhulia will play Shahrukh Khan’s father in the film.

The film will have a special appearance by some of the big names of the industry. Here is the list of actors who have a special appearance in the film. Interestingly, all of them will portray themselves in the film.

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Salman Khan

Deepika Padukone

Rani Mukherji


Alia Bhatt


Karisma Kapoor

Juhi Chawla


ZERO Movie Release Date

The movie will release on 21 Dec 2018. There have been lots of speculations regarding the film clashing at Box Office. But all clashes has been avoided. Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath is likely to be postponed to 2019 and Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba, which is an official remake of South Indian film Temper, will release on 28th December 2018. The film is being directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Karan Johar. Both of them are very close friends of SRK and so SRK’s fans are not happy with the release date of Simmba as it would have been better if ZERO got free run for two weeks.

ZERO Movie Teaser

The teaser of the movie was released on 1 Jan 2018. The video showed Khan in his dwarf avatar singing and dancing to Mohammed Rafi’s song “Tumko Humpe Pyaar Aaya”. Neither Kaif nor Sharma appeared in the teaser . However,  in one of the the scene, Khan wore a jacket with a collage of Kaif’s pictures imprinted on it. It suggest that he is playing Katrina’s fan in the film. Have a look at the teaser:

The teaser has received incredible response from the viewers and critics. Within 24 hours, it garnered more than 10 million views on social channels.

ZERO Movie Budget, Screen Count

Bollywood Hungama reported the budget of the film is around 150 crore. Director Aanand L Rai refuted these reports and stated that the film does have a big budget, but nowhere close to the reported amount.

It is too early to comment on the screen count of the film. However, with Red Chillies Entertainment backing it and release date around Christmas, we expect it to be a grand release.

ZERO Movie Box Office Collection, Prediction

The teaser of the movie has created huge buzz. Shah Rukh is certainly back with a bang. However, it is too early to predict the collection of the movie. We will update this section in coming days.

ZERO Movie Story

Nothing has been revealed about the story of the film expect that it will be a romantic-comic drama. The film will celebrate the celebrate the incompleteness of people.

ZERO Movie Songs

The songs of the movie hasn’t been released yet. We will update as soon as they are released.

ZERO Movie: Details & Interesting Facts

  1. Visual effects were heavily used to make Khan’s character three feet tall. The makers took inspiration from the technology used in The Lord of The Rings and Hobbit. The makers has not superimposed SRK’s face on a dwarf actor. They have shoot it using Forced Perspective, a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is.
  2. Initially, Salman Khan was approached for the role in 2012. The role eventually went to SRK. According to Rai, SRK is a perfect actor to play an intelligent dwarf ma on big screen.
  3. Shahrukh is the second actor in Indian cinema to play a little person after Kamal Haasan in Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989).
  4. There is a Holi song in the movie featuring SRK and Anushka. There is also a song featuring SRK and Salman and its name is likely to be ‘Karle Ishqbaazi’.

SRK is in dire need of a blockbuster after Chennai Express (2013) and ZERO is his best bet. What do you think? How will the movie perform at Box Office? Write to us in the comments section.