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Happy New Year Movie - Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone - 2014

Happy New Year is an upcoming 2014 Bollywood film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment.

Plans for the film began way back in 2005 but the project was shelved in lieu of Om Shanti Om (2007). After Tees Maar Khan (2010), Farah Khan began to consider the possibilities of the film and screenwriting was completed by October 2012. Farah Khan wanted an established actress in the lead role opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Names such as Sonakshi Sinha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra and Katrina Kaif were rumored to play the role however Deepika Padukone was finalized. As for the lead role, Khan was the director's first choice for the film. Shah Rukh Khan will be playing the role of a lover in the film which has Deepika in the role of a Marathi dancer. At a point, John Abraham was to play one of the supporting roles but Sonu Sood replaced him. Boman Irani was confirmed by the director during an interview. In August 2013, Jackie Shroff was finalised to play the film's antagonist.

Making the official announcement of her film going on floors from September 1, Farah Khan tweeted, N the Countdown begins! Exactly 1 mnth before shoot starts for Happy New Year ! The most hectic, exhilirating, stressfully happy time! The first schedule of filming started in Dubai. Arabian Business reported that a major portion of the film will be shot in the prestigious Palm Islands, three artificial islands off the coast of Dubai.

The music of Happy New Year will be composed by the duo of Vishal-Shekhar. Popular singer Sukhbir will do a special track for the film. It has a song named Indiawaale as revealed by the makers.