Bollywood stars Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon are set to reunite in a new film titled ‘Shehzada’. Kartik and Kriti took to social media to announce the film on Wednesday, reports Bollywood Hungama.
Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon have earlier worked together in the 2019 film ‘Luka Chuppi’. Taking to Instagram, Kartik Aaryan announced his next film and wrote, “Shehzada. Duniya ka Sabse Gareeb Prince.”
Kriti Sanon also shared the announcement on Instagram and wrote, “Super excited to be a part of ‘Shehzada’.
In ‘Shehzada’, Kartik Aaryan is set to fill in the shoes of Allu Arjun who played the lead role in the original film, ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’. One of the biggest hits of 2020 down south, it will now be recreated for the Hindi audiences. The actor had earlier shared a dance video on the song Butta Bomma from ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’.
‘Shehzada’ will also star Manisha Koirala and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles. The film will be shot over various schedules in Mumbai and Delhi in the coming months.
Producer Bhushan Kumar says, “I’ve been wanting to mount a big scale family action-packed musical film for a long time, I’m excited to be teaming up with Rohit Dhawan, Allu Arvind and Aman Gill on this film, I’m eagerly looking forward to the magic Kartik, Kriti, Pritam and the rest of the team will create in ‘Shehzada.’”
Director Rohit Dhawan is known for making the 2016 actioner ‘Dishoom’ and romantic-comedy ‘Desi Boyz’, which released in 2011. For ‘Shehzada’, he is reuniting with composer Pritam who had given music for both of his previous projects. Kumar said he had been trying to mount a big scale film for a long time and found the perfect project in ‘Shehzada’.
‘Bhediya’ and ‘Adipurush’, which will see her playing the iconic character of The film is directed by Rohit Dhawan, with the tagline ‘He Returns Home’. ‘Shehzada’ will be hitting screens on November 4, 2022.