Batti Gul Meter Chalu: That's The Title Of Shahid Kapoor's Film On Electricity Theft

It's a quirky title and a catchy one too, decided on the Festival of Lights. Shahid Kapoor is naturally excited about Batti Gul Meter Chalu. The leading lady of the film is yet to be decided

After the success of Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, producer Prerna Arora and director Shree Narayan Singh are reuniting for a film which will once again address a social issue. Shahid Kapoor heads the cast of this film.

We had brought you the details of this film in our story dated 
August 24, saying that the movie will revolves around the practice of stealing electricity which is rampant in rural areas and small towns in India. Entire colonies run on stolen bijli. Wires are used to connect homes to the main lines. It's quite a riveting story.

shahid kapoor with prerna arora at mami film festival
Shahid Kapoor With Prerna Arora At MAMI Film Festival

We now bring you the news that the film has been titled Baati Gul Meter Chalu.

The title was decided by Shree Narayan Singh.

A friend of Shree Narayan Singh tells us, "The decision is final. Shahid too has loved the title."

shahid kapoor shows off his chiseled body
Shahid Kapoor Shows Off His Chiseled Body

It will be interesting to see who plays the female lead.

KriArj Entertainment (co-founded by Prerna Arora and Arjun N Kapoor) has become a champion of interesting cinema. After Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, they have a long list- 
Deepika Padukone-Irrfan Khan starrer Sapna Didi, Anil Kapoor-Aishwarya starrer Fanney Khan, Akshay Kumar-Sonam Kapoor-Radhika Apte starrer Padman and Sara Ali Khan’s Bollywood debut Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput- to name just a few.

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