Deepika joins Shahrukh in Dubai


Basking in the joy of Rohit Shetty’s ‘Chennai Express’, Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone gears up for another blockbuster. The hit Jodi kick start the shooting of Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’. The cast and the crew have reached Dubai for the first shooting schedule.

Deepika joins Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani in Dubai. They were in Dubai from September 1st and shot some of their portion. ‘Happy New Year’ hit the floor yesterday and Farah Khan will definitely leave no stone unturned to make the film the biggest blockbuster of 2014. The film is slated for next year Diwali release.

Deepika Padukone who was on well deserved break in Europe with her family post the success of three hits this year, ‘Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Chennai Express’, the long legged actress directly joined the film shoot. It is a 15 days schedule in Dubai and after returning India, the diva would start promoting her movie, ‘Ram Leela’.

A source said, "Deepika is in Europe and will be joining the unit directly. It is a 15 day shooting schedule.''

‘Happy New Year’ is a tale of bunch of male friends and how situation forces them to participate in a dance competition. Deepika Padukone will play the role of a bar dancer, who helps them to win the competition.

Shahrukh flew with Abhishek Bachchan to Dubai on Sunday for the shooting of Farah Khan's 'Happy New Year'. Farah's husband Shirish Kunder, who is not involved in the film tweeted, "Happy New Year starts shooting today! Wishing @TheFarahKhan All The Very Best. Love You Farah.''

Sonu Sood is the last minute addition, he apparently replaced John Abraham. Actually ‘Happy New Year’ is Farah Khan’s 2005 project. The project was put on hold for some changes in the script. The project again took a backseat when Shahrukh Khan and Farah Khan involved in a tiff. Shahrukh reportedly slapped Shirish  Kunder at a party.

However, a mutual friend help the two old friends to resolve their issues.