Director Aanand L Rai’s next has been in the news for its casting. After Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan’s name, some media reports suggested that Ranveer Singh was being considered to play the lead in his film.

But now it seems SRK is gearing up to work with Rai soon. Recently, the actor hinted at signing a film with the director. During a live video chat, one of his fans quizzed him about his film with the Aanand, to which he replied, “We have almost had a final discussion, Aanand is a very good friend and I am in talks with him since long. ​Hopefully, we’ll do one film.”

A source close to the project confirmed that SRK and Rai had three meetings in January. Things are looking pretty positive and it’s just a matter of time before they make an official announcement.

The film will hit the screens on Christmas 2017.