Birthday boy Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki’ teaser drops a surprise | watch

The highly anticipated movie teaser for “Dunki” was released on Thursday

NEW DELHI | Updated: 02 November, 2023 1:36 pm IST
Dunki teaser releases on Shah Rukh Khan 's birthday

NEW DELHI: The highly anticipated movie teaser for “Dunki” was released on Thursday, marking the first collaboration between Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan and the celebrated director Rajkumar Hirani, the man behind blockbusters like “3 Idiots” and “Munna Bhai MBBS.” 

The teaser created a social media storm as fans eagerly awaited its release. Titled “Drop 1,” the teaser provided fans with a sneak peek into the world of “Dunki.” While it was already known that Taapsee Pannu was the leading lady, the real surprise came with the revelation of Vicky Kaushal’s character in the film.

The teaser kicks off with a group of people dressed in black crossing a desolate desert. A sharpshooter takes aim at them, and a gunshot transports us back in time. We meet a group of friends from Punjab, including Shah Rukh Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, and two others, all with dreams of a life in London. Shah Rukh’s character, Hardy, makes a solemn promise to help his friends reach London, no matter what.

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Celebrating Shah Rukh Khan’s 58th birthday, the teaser introduced the character of Hardy, played by the superstar himself. In a heartfelt social media message, SRK described “Dunki” as a story about ordinary people chasing their dreams and desires. It revolves around themes of friendship, love, and togetherness, all set in a place they call home. He expressed his excitement about being a part of this heartwarming journey and invited fans to join him. “Dunki” is scheduled to hit cinemas worldwide this Christmas.

He wrote on microblogging site, X, “A story of simple and real people trying to fulfill their dreams and desires. Of friendship, love, and being together… Of being in a relationship called Home! A heartwarming story by a heartwarming storyteller. It’s an honour to be a part of this journey and I hope you all come along with us. The #DunkiDrop1 is here… #Dunki releasing worldwide in cinemas this Christmas.”


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Director Rajkumar Hirani shared his excitement for the heartwarming narrative, stating, “Home is where the heart smiles the most. At the core of this film are individuals on a journey of friendship, love, and their dreams. I’m thrilled that #DunkiDrop1 is here.”

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