Arjun Kapoor, Gippy Garewal reportedly sign films to be produced by Nikkhil Advani

FP Staff

Sep 18, 2017 12:22:47 IST

Thirteen years ago, long before he made his acting debut, Arjun Kapoor assisted Nikkhil Advani on the sets of the latter's directorial debut, the successful romantic comedy Kal Ho Naa Ho. Now, Arjun is reportedly all set to star in Advani's next production in a film directed by actor Saurabh Shukla.

Arjun Kapoor, Gippy Garewal reportedly sign films to be produced by Nikkhil Advani

Arjun Kapoor. News 18

DNA reports that after Advani had also approached Arjun for a parallel lead role, along with Saif Ali Khan, in his production, Gauravv K Chawla's crime thriller Baazaar, which is slated to release this December. However, owing to a date issue, the deal did not materialise and the late actor Vinod Mehra's son Rohan was signed instead, leading to the young actor's Bollywood debut.

Now, as per the same report, Advani has reportedly signed Arjun for his next production, being directed by Shukla, his first big ticket directorial. While the film is currently in its pre-production phase, Arjun will begin shooting for it only after he wraps up his two romantic comedies opposite Parineeti Chopra - Dibakar Bannerjee's Sandeep Aur Pinki Faraar and Vipul Shah's Namastey Canada.

The yet-untitled film will be produced under the banner of Advani's Emmay Entertainment. Another report in the print edition of DNA suggests that the filmmaker has also signed Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Garewal for a solo lead film. Garewal played a supporting role to Farhan Akhtar in Advani's last production, Ranjit Tiwari's crime musical Lucknow Central, that released this past Friday.

Updated Date: Sep 18, 2017 12:22:47 IST

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