“Jab Harry Met Sejal”, this is the title of Imtiaz Ali’s next movie starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. And yes, the title is quite similar to the 2007 film “Jab We Met” starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. “Jab Harry Met Sejal”, has now been set for release on August 4, avoiding a box office clash with “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”, starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar.
Jab Harry Met Sejal
Both Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma have tweeted posters of the film on Friday, which interestingly gave the titles of the film in two parts. Shah Rukh captioned the poster as: “is seeking you!
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 8, 2017
While, Anushka’s tweet actually looked like a reply, “What you seek…
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) June 8, 2017
Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma are collaborating for the third time after Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and the Yash Chopra-directed Jab Tak Hai Jaan. The romantic drama, “Jab Harry Met Sejal”, has been filmed in Budapest, Prague, Amsterdam, Lisbon and India.
According to the sources, Khan is set to play a tourist guide that meets a vacationing woman, played by Anushka Sharma. Famous music composer, Pritam will constitute the soundtrack album of the film and Irshad Kamil will write the lyrics of the film.
What You Seek Is Seeking You.
In an interview to Pinkvilla, Imitiaz Ali explained the reason why he used Rumi’s quote on the first look, “Although I thought I will not be using any quotation from Rumi anymore, in my movie, then I can’t help it because it is so appropriate that everything I am trying to say in this movie is really what you seek is seeking you. It is a dialog in the film, you will be surprised when you see it. It so bangs on.”