Arjun Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh's cross-border dramedy goes on the floor; will be backed by John Abraham

FP Staff

Nov 16, 2019 16:59:37 IST

Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh's yet-untitled film goes on the floor. Set to be a cross-border dramedy, the film is being backed by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, Nikkhil Advani and John Abraham.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on social media.

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The film marks the directorial debut of Kaashvie Nair.

Nair has previously assisted Nikkhil Advani on Patiala House (2011) and D-Day (2013). She has also co-directed a TV series P.O.W. - Bandi Yuddh Ke. The yet-untitled feature will be produced by Bhushan Kumar's T-Series, Advani's Emmay Entertainment, and John Abraham's JA Films. The trio have previously collaborated on films like Batla House and Satyameva Jayate.

"It is a coming-of-age love story written by Anuja Chauhan, Amitosh Nagpal, and Kaashvie. It will be mostly shot in Punjab and Los Angeles. Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh will be sharing screen space for the first time and we will be finalising the title and release date soon," Nikkhil told Mumbai Mirror.

Arjun told Mirror he loved the script instantly, and expressed his excitement to work with Rakul for the first time.

Rakul was recently seen in the Hindi comedy De De Pyaar De with Ajay Devgn and Tabu. Her previous projects that hit cinemas this year also include NGK with Suriya in Tamil and Manmadhudu 2 with Nagarjuna in Telugu. She will be seen next in the Sidharth Malhotra, Tara Sutaria, and Riteish Deshmukh-starrer Marjaavaan as well as Indian 2 with Kamal Haasan.

Arjun will take on the role of Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao Bhau in Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat, which also stars Kriti Sanon as his wife Parvati Bai, and Sanjay Dutt as the Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali. He will also star in a remake of Comaliproduced by his father Boney Kapoor.

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Updated Date: Nov 16, 2019 16:59:37 IST