Confirmed: Deepika, Siddhant & Ananya to star in Shakun Batra’s next
Cofirmed: Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi to feature in Shakun Batra's next
Filmmakers Karan Johar and Shakun Batra are all set to collaborate on a relationship drama. The yet-untitled film will star Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday in key roles. Shakun, who has previously directed Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012) and Kapoor & Sons (2016), will also produce the movie along with Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta.
Karan Johar took to his social media handle and not only confirmed the news but also revealed the release date.
Check out his tweet here:
He’s back with another dose of life & love! @deepikapadukone, @SiddhantChturvD & @ananyapandayy to star in @shakunbatra‘s next relationship drama releasing on 12th February 2021! Can’t wait to see this magic unfold!!@apoorvamehta18 @DharmaMovies pic.twitter.com/gT97Jb0X1G
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 19, 2019
Talking about the project, Karan says, “Shakun has directed one of the most acclaimed films of Dharma Productions — Kapoor & Sons. With this movie, he also turns producer with us. His upcoming directorial is an intriguing relationship drama, which will release on Valentine’s Day 2021. I am proud and excited about Shakun’s vision as a versatile filmmaker.”
Shakun adds, “I have had a wonderful journey with Karan and his production house for almost a decade now, and I can’t wait to get back into the director’s chair for my next. It’s a relationship drama where the characters find themselves stuck in a morally ambiguous zone.”
The film, which will go on floors early next year, will hit the screens on February 12, 2021.
On the work front, Deepika Padukone will soon be seen in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Chhapaak’ and Kabir Khan’s ’83’.