Actor Irrfan Khan will have his hands full over the entire year, shuttling between the US and India as he works on simultaneously shooting two films – A Bollywood film Piku and a Hollywood blockbuster Jurassic World, in exotic locations like New Orleans and Hawaii.
Jurassic World is the fourth film in the popular Jurassic Park franchise, which consists of 1993’s Jurassic Park, 1997’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and 2001’s Jurassic Park III.
According to reports, Khan will play the role of Patel, the billionaire owner of the new Jurassic Park.
Irrfan Khan will film a brief portion of his role in Jurassic World before going back to India to shoot Piku, the next film by upcoming director Shoojit Sircar.
Sircar is the director behind the 2012 sleeper hit Vicky Donor and last year’s controversial thriller Madras Cafe; his latest film will feature Irrfan Khan and screen legend Amitabh Bachchan, something Khan says he is incredibly excited for.
After shooting a long schedule for Piku, Khan will return to the US to shoot the lengthy remainder of his part in Jurassic World. Khan has been featured in a multitude of Hollywood productions over the last several years, including big-budget films like Life of Pi and The Amazing Spider-Man.
Steven Spielberg is the producer of Jurassic World and is directed by Colin Trevorrow. Others starring in the film include Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson and Nick Robinson.
Jurassic World is set to release on June 2015 in both 2D and 3D formats reportedly.; Piku has no firm release date yet, but will likely also be a 2015 release.