The actor is playing a dairy farm owner in the film, which also stars Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan.
Speaking to NDTV, director Prakash Jha praised Khan's commitment to the role, saying: "I am amazed at how focused Saif is on getting the details right. He is extremely responsive and attentive.
"Despite this role being a new experience for him, he has merged into the milieu well."
A dairy farm was erected on the set of the movie in Bhopal last month.