Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor to team up for Shree Narayan Singh‘s Batti Gul Meter Chalu. Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s performance was well appreciated in Haider. Earlier, it was also reported Katrina Kaif, was the first choice of the makers, for the film, could not sign it due to date issues and then it went to Shraddha.
The film that stars Shahid as a lawyer initially had Katrina Kaif as its leading lady. Katrina couldn’t sign the film because she didn’t have the time to do so,” a source revealed. It has now been reported that the makers have got in touch with Shraddha for the same and have briefed her about the role. The producers were looking for an A-list heroine to be cast opposite Shahid, who plays a lawyer in the film. However, it will require some preparations.
It is being said that after the immense success of the Akshay Kumar starrer “Toilet Ekk Prem Katha“, the makers tweaked the story of Shahid’s film a little, keeping the latter’s comic timing in mind. The film is mainly a legal drama, where Shahid will be seen fighting the electricity board and other governmental systems in order to resolve major corruption issues.
The actress is currently shooting for a south big budget, Saaho, with Baahubali–fame Prabhas and is all set to play Saina Nehwal in a biopic as well. Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is slated to release on August 31, 2018.