Shahid Kapoor’s Jersey Remake to Release in 2020
'Jersey' is about the protagonist named Arjun and his struggles to make it big in Indian cricket.
After the remake of Kabir Singh, actor Shahid Kapoor has bagged the Hindi remake of the Telugu hit ‘Jersey’. The Telugu sports drama is all about a middle-aged cricketer who revives his career as a sportsperson and eventually represents the Indian team. The Hindi version will be directed by Gowtham Tinnanauri, who also helmed the original movie.
On casting Shahid in the ‘Jersey’, Gowtham said: “I’m really looking forward to remaking my film ‘Jersey’ in Hindi and taking it to national audiences and there is no one better than Shahid Kapoor to recreate the magic of the original for Hindi audiences”
IT'S OFFICIAL… Shahid Kapoor to star in #Hindi remake of #Telugu film #Jersey… The #Hindi version will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original #Telugu version, starring Nani… Produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill and Dil Raju… 28 Aug 2020 release.
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As per a report in Pinkvilla, Shahid’s brother Ishaan Khatter has also been offered the movie. Jersey tells the story of two brothers and Ishaan will be playing the role of Shahid’s brother in the Hindi remake.
‘Jersey’ received a lot of appreciation in Tollywood and it turned out to be a super hit movie. It is not a normal sports drama but a very strong and emotional family drama that will bring tears for sure. ‘Jersey’ in Hindi is being produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, Dil Raju.
The film is scheduled to release on August 28, 2020.