Shah Rukh Khan asks fans to submit scary films for promotion of Betaal

Shah Rukh Khan’s next production Betaal for Netflix just released its first trailer and we can safely say that everyone’s hooked to it! The trailer on Netflix delves into themes of an age-old cure, haunted tunnel, army of undead, and how “evil is eternal”. It stars Viineet Kumar, Aahana Kumra, Suchitra Pillai, Jitendra Joshi, Jatin Goswami, Manjiri Pupala, and Syna Anand, the series will explore age-old secrets and ideologies.

Now SRKhas found an interesting way to promote. To get fans hooked to his show, Shah Rukh has asked all his fans to make a short horror film inside their homes and send them over to him. He shared a post on Instagram and wrote, “Who doesn’t enjoy a good horror film or series? I know that I do! Since we all have a bit of time on our hands and have binged a lot of shows and films, how about we channel the inner filmmaking ghost in us to make a scary indoor film with an element of horror in it.”  He further added, “Any camera that you can shoot with. – A prop readily available at home that can be used spookily – And you. (You can choose to make it with multiple people as well, as long as the rules of social distancing are followed),” he added. “The selected three will be getting on a video call with me and these four awesome people!” Shah Rukh also said he would make a film as well. “I will be sending in my film as well… (P.S. – Ghosts are welcome to send their entries too).” 

Betaal is set for a May 24 release on Netflix and by the response of the audience on social media, it looks like people sure are excited to see this series. Have you watched the trailer? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below.

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