The year 2023 has been a remarkable journey for the Khan family. While Shah Rukh Khan made a successful comeback with ‘Pathaan’, and is currently basking in the glory of ‘Jawan’ that’s also set to cross 1000-crore mark at global box office. This would make Shah Rukh Khan as the first and only actor to have two 1000-crore grossers in the same year.
Even his children, Aryan Khan and Suhana Khan, are taking their first steps in their careers. Suhana Khan is set to be launched by Zoya Akhtar in Netflix original series which is an Indian adaptation of ‘The Archies’ and Aryan Khan is set to make his debut as a director with a comedy-drama web series, ‘Stardom’ that is based on the Mumbai film industry.
Aryan Khan’s Directorial Debut with ‘Stardom’
Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is making waves with his directorial debut, ‘Stardom’. Unlike his father, Aryan has chosen to focus on writing and direction. The project, which began conceptualizing more than a year back, went on floors in July earlier this year.
‘Stardom’ is a six-episode web-show that provides a fictionalized account of the Hindi film industry. The series is expected to be a funny, touching, and gripping story that follows an up-and-coming young actor and his friends. The show is expected to feature cameo appearances from various A-list Bollywood celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Karan Johar, and Bobby Deol.
Stardom’s Final Shoot in Mumbai
The final schedule of Aryan Khan‘s directorial ‘Stardom’ is set to take place later this month. The last leg of the show will be shot at a multi-cultural center in Mumbai’s Nariman Point. An elaborate set replicating a star-studded award function will be featured in this final shoot.
“The team of Stardom is currently shooting for it in Alibaug. The final schedule of the show is slated to happen later this month and with that, Aryan will wrap up the project which he began conceptualising more than a year back. The last leg of the show will be shoot in a multi-cultural centre in Mumbai’s Nariman Point and will feature an elaborate set that will be a replication of a star-studded award function,” the source tells News18 Showsha exclusively.
Aryan leaves everyone impressed with his commitment and passion
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan have been frequent visitors to the sets during the course of the shoot. The project is nearing completion and the team is currently gearing up for the final schedule in Mumbai.
“A major portion of Stardom was filmed in Dharma Productions which was frequented by Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan during the course of the shoot.” the source adds, “Despite Stardom being his debut vehicle, Aryan has left everyone impressed with his commitment and passion. He is extremely clear of how he envisions his series to look like and is a thorough professional who exactly knows what he expects from the cast members. Word about his competency has reached every nook and corner of the fraternity with many expressing their desire to work with him.”
Aryan Khan launches his brand, Dyavol
Aryan Khan’s luxury streetwear label, Dyavol, had launched recently and he kicked off the marketing campaign with a cool advertisement that he directed, featuring his father. Shah Rukh Khan has always been supportive of Aryan’s dreams and decisions. It is a project aimed at providing consumers with the finest global experiences and authentic products in the realms of fashion, beverages, and exclusive events.
Speaking about collaborating with Shah Rukh, Aryan had told Harper’s Bazaar, “Working with my father is never challenging because with his experience and dedication, he makes everyone’s job easier on set. He also makes the entire crew feel at ease and has tremendous respect for everyone. When he’s on set I always make sure to pay extra attention, so I don’t miss out on anything I can learn.”