Ittefaq is the remake of Yash Chopra's 1969 eponymous film, SRK gives first clap for Sonakshi Sinha and Sidharth Malhotra's Ittefaq.
Shah Rukh Khan visited the sets of Ittefaq on the inaugural day of shooting and thanked the team for playing his favorite Yash Chopra film.
Sidharth and Sonakshi thanked SRK for supporting their movie. "Thank u for coming on set @iamsrk excited to recreate the magic," Sidharth wrote.
Sonakshi and Sidharth's upcoming film Ittefaq went on floors on Monday.
Sidharth confirmed the news on Instagram and shared a picture of the film's clapboard and wrote, "It begins #ittefaq." Ittefaq is the remake of 1969 film of the same name, featuring late actor Rajesh Khanna and Nanda.
Yash Chopra had also won Filmfare Award for Best Director for the film.
The film was helmed by late director Yash Chopra. Superstar SRK visited Sonakshi and Sidharth on the sets and He wrote on his blog, "My fav film by Yashji #Ittefaq is being recreated by Abhay." This is for the first time that Sonakshi, 29, and Sidharth, 32, would be sharing screen space.
Reportedly, Ittefaq, a murder mystery is co-produced by Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainment, Karan Johar's Dharma Production and BR Films.
"Thank YOU @iamsrk, @karanjohar and of #BRFilms... was an amazing first day on set today with you all! Great start to our #Ittefaq journey!," Sonakshi tweeted.