Shahid Kapoor shared the news of his upcoming movie ‘Jersey’ on his Instagram page. Shahid Kapoor was seen in ‘Kabir Singh’ which was a blockbuster hit is now set to work his charismatic charm in his next movie.
‘Jersey’ is a remake of a Telugu movie which was also titled ‘Jersey’ which had Nani in the lead role. ‘Jersey’ is a story about a father, Arjun, who is a talented cricketer but failed to make it to the Indian team.
But he gets back to his passion in his late thirties to fulfill his son’s wish to have the Indian jersey as a gift. The story is of hope, about resilience and following one’s passion.
‘Jersey’ is a special film as the audience will witness the father-son duo on screen after their appearance in Vikas Bahl’s ‘Shaandaar’. Mrunal Thakur will be playing Shahid’s leading lady in the movie.
Mrunal rose to fame with previous projects and was last seen sharing screen space with Hrithik Roshan in ‘Super 30’.
Shahid shared the news writing, “It’s never too late to chase your dream.” Mrunal Thakur also posted the news on her Instagram feed and captioned it, “Time to make the magic happen.”
‘Jersey’ will be produced by Aman Gill and presented by Allu Aravind under Sri Venkateshwara Creations. The movie is scheduled to release in August 2020.
Shahid Kapoor has been following a strict schedule to be able to play a cricketer onscreen. He had shared his first look on 1st November and prepared for over a month to get into the skin of the character. Well, Shahid’s performance is much awaited.