This Article is From Oct 07, 2015

Shah Rukh Khan Will Skip Deepika's Big Day. Here's Why

Shah Rukh Khan Will Skip Deepika's Big Day. Here's Why

SRK and Deepika at an event in Mumbai.

New Delhi: It was on the sets of 2014 film Happy New Year that Deepika Padukone first discovered the medical cause of why she had been waking up feeling empty. In fact, she discussed it with her mentor and friend Shah Rukh Khan. But as she gets ready to officially launch her foundation Live Love Laugh on October 10, the superstar is not being able to excuse himself from his tight shoot schedule in Hyderabad.

Shah Rukh Khan is shooting long hours to wrap Rohit Shetty's Dilwale, racing against time to make it to the release date of December 18, also the date that Deepika's film Bajirao Mastani releases. (Also Read: Priyanka Chopra Describes Bajirao Mastani vs Dilwale as 'Unfortunate' )

Deepika, who plays warrior queen Mastani in the film, launches her foundation, dedicated to helping those struggling with mental illness, on World Mental Health Day. She has spoken at length about her own battle with depression.

Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani feature some of Bollywood's biggest names - SRK's co-stars include Kajol and Varun Dhawan; Deepika appears with Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.