Fan (2016) Poster

(I) (2016)


The first movie ever to be shot in the venue of Madam Tussaud's in London
Redchillies has this special attachment with Trains in their movie., they have a train sequence in every SRK movie. Chennai Express, Swades, RAOne, Happy New Year, Dilwale and now FAN.
SRK's first song-less film.The hit song "Jabra Fan" was used during promotions but it didn't feature in the final film.
Though the exterior of the house of the movie star Aaryan Khanna, played by SRK, is shown to be Mannat which is Shah Rukh Khan's real house, the interiors of the house were a film set. SRK denied permission to shoot inside his home.
Actual footage was shot on SRKs birthday secretly last year and this footage was used along with movie footage for the Mannat Sequence where Gaurav sees Aryan for the first time.
The concept of Fan was developed in 2004 by Maneesh Sharma who came to visit SRK residence where he saw crazy fans were waiting to catch the glimpse of their star. By seeing this madness, the idea of making fan clicked in his mind and wanted to make film on it.
A team of less than 200 VFX artists at RedChillies.VFX worked round the clock day and night for the timely delivery of the movie.
Shah Rukh Khan was the one and only choice for the lead role. Director Maneesh Sharma said that had Shah Rukh turned down the film, it would have never been made, even with a different actor.
The name of the movie star Aaryan Khanna is based on SRK's real life son Aaryan Khan.
Oscar-winning make-up artiste Greg Cannon developed the Shah Rukh Khan's 25-year old look.
The VFX for this movie took almost a year and half to be completed including the research and development.
Shah Rukh Khan went to USA for his digital 3D face scanning for this movie.
The film had some basic plot inspirations from the Hollywood movie The Fan (1996), but is not a remake of that film.
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Visual effects of this film was executed by Shahrukh's own Redchillies VFX division . Shah Rukh Khan recently informed a popular daily newspaper that "The VFX in Fan is done like never before seen in the world. Twice Hollywood has strived to do what we have done in Fan and failed."
FAN is the 8th collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan & Yash Raj Films in 23 years. The powerhouse combination have worked together in many memorable movies and boasts of a 100% success rate at the box office.
Shah Rukh Khan's first double role movie since Ra.One (2011).
Veteran Hindi and Marathi actor Sachin Pilgaonkar's daughter Shriya Pilgaonkar's debut Bollywood film. She played supporting in 'Margarita with a straw'.
The core team of - Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra, Maneesh Sharma & Habib Faisal have won a National Award.
It is a first time SRK plays the role of a Delhi-based youngster.
FAN will release on a 15 April, 2016 which leads into a normal non-holiday weekend & week. The last time this happened for a full fledged movie starring Shah Rukh Khan was in 2008 when RAB NE BANA DI JODI released on 9 December, 2008. Consequently, both movies are produced by Yash Raj Films.
Fan movie is the story of a fan and his obsession with a movie star and both characters are played by Shah Rukh Khan himself but Shah Rukh Khan said in an interview, in real life fans should not be obsessed with their star icons.
Released in 6 theaters (5 provinces) in Spain.
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This is Shah Rukh Khan's sixth double movie role in his career. 1.English Babu Desi Mem, 2. Duplicate, 3. Paheli, 3. Don, 4. Ra.One & 5. Fan.
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The Teaser Trailer of Salman Khan's EID release SULTAN was hard attached to the digital prints of FAN. Consequently, both movies are produced by Yash Raj Films.

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