Maneesh Sharma, (Band Baja Baraat, Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl and Shuddh Desi Romance) a self-confessed Shah Rukh Khan fan, will now get the chance to fulfil his dream of directing him in Yash Raj Films’ next titled Fan. Ironically the actor who has a huge fan following globally will play the title role. SRK says, “Most of the characters I play are the ones I create... for the first time I am going to play what has created me. I will be in my next a fan.” Produced by Aditya Chopra, the film has been written by Habib Faisal and will start shooting May 2014.
The film will release in 2015, which means he will have two releases in the year. The other being Raees with farhan Akhtar.
In 2014 he has only one release. His home production — Happy New Year — which also stars Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani and Sonu Sood.