Pathaan poster: People draw similarities between SRK's 'Pathaan' and Idris Elba's 'Beast's first look

written by Ritika Nath | June 26, 2022

When the 'Pathaan' motion poster was released on Saturday by the movie's producers, fans couldn't contain their excitement. Due to the fact that the movie is SRK's homecoming after a four-year absence, his ardent followers are anxiously awaiting its release, and every update is going viral. But a distinct aspect of the most recent motion poster has the interest of online users.

Shah Rukh Khan completes 30 years in Bollywood, YRF unveils motion poster of film 'Pathaan' image From Instagram

In the new motion poster, some keen-eyed internet users have seen something peculiar. Many people are drawing attention to the striking similarities between the poster for "Pathaan" and Idris Elba's "Beast" film.

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Pathaan, starring Shah Rukh and Deepika Padukone, will premiere on January 25 of the following year. On Saturday, the first poster showcasing Shah Rukh's appearance was made public. The Beast movie is scheduled to open in theatres on August 19 of this year, yet Idris Elba's Beast poster was revealed much earlier.

While King Khan is seen in the poster carrying a shotgun with his back to the camera and a partially visible face, Elba is shown in the same pose holding a knife.

A Twitterati commented that although the two posters appear similar at first sight, closer inspection reveals numerous more changes. One blogger slammed SRK and Siddharth Anand, alleging that they stole the theme from the poster.

In "Pathaan," Deepika Padukone will play the female lead. On January 25 of next year, the movie is scheduled for release. On August 19 of this year, Idris Elba's Beast is scheduled to open in theatres.

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