Today 5 years have come to Shahrukh Khan’s film Fan. Released in 2016, the film did well at the box office. It was a revenge thriller film, whose story was about a man named Gaurav Chandna, who is a big fan of Bollywood star Aryan Khanna. Aryan is no less than a god for pride. However, when his meeting with Aryan is spoiled, then that pride starts spoiling his life.
Shah Rukh Khan played a double role in this film, which was quite tremendous. Not only did he work hard to get into Gaurav’s character, but he also changed his face and voice. Today, on the 5th anniversary of the film, we are telling some unknown things related to the film fan.
Manish Sharma told the story in the year 2006
Manish Sharma, who worked as an assistant director in Yash Raj’s films Fana and Aaja Nachle and Drona, narrated the story of the film Fan to Aditya Chopra in the year 2006. The idea of this film came to Manish by knowing the wishes of celebrity fans and understanding the expectations. He felt that this idea has not been used in cinema yet.
After listening to Manish’s story, Aditya believed that this film was more ambitious and expensive for Manish’s debut, due to which Aditya asked him to leave this idea. In such a situation, Manish started working on the film Band Baaja Baaraat, leaving the fan. At the same time in 2006, Yash Chopra took the story of the film Fan to Shahrukh Khan. Shahrukh was interested in this project.
Oscar-winning makeup artist changed Shahrukh’s look
In 2013, Yash Raj Films announced the making of the film. Manish Sharma was to be its director and Shah Rukh Khan was its lead actor. Before the signing of Shahrukh, there was a conversation about this project for a year. In 2014, it was announced that Hollywood Oscar-winning makeup effects artist Greg Cannom has been given the responsibility of Shahrukh Khan’s special makeup.
Shahrukh Khan of the film fan had 3D scanning of his face so that he could be transformed into a 25-year-old young boy. To show the film more and more real, the real footage of the fans gathered outside Shah Rukh Khan’s house Mannat was also used. Also Fan is the first film, which was shot at Madame Tussauds Museum in London.
Song made for fans
Shah Rukh Khan suffered a knee injury while filming an action scene of the film in Delhi. After this, when he went to Mumbai, he got hurt again. Along with getting hurt and changing his face, Shah Rukh Khan also changed his voice. Apart from this, Fan was one of those films which did not have a single song. The Jabra Fan song was filmed on the streets of Delhi for promotion. This song was not taken inside the film. Apart from this, the poster of the film was made by mixing photos of the real fan of Shahrukh Khan.