Shahid Kapoor is all set star in KriArj Entertainment’s
(Prerna Arora and Arjun N Kapoor) Batti Gul Meter Chalu. The film revolves
around electricity theft, which is rampant in rural areas and small towns in
However, do you know who drove the actor to sign on the dotted line? Well, it’s his darling wife, Mira Rajput.
SpotboyE.com has it that Mira heard the story right in the initial stages. Sources close to Shahid say that she even read some portions of the script given to him.
Mrs Shahid Kapoor got extremely buoyant about this issue-based film and prompted her husband – who normally takes quite a bit of time – to go ahead with the film.
Seeing her enthusiasm, Shahid could not help but smile and take the next logical step.
Shahid Kapoor With Mira Rajput
Naturally, Mira is the first in queue awaiting this much-talked about venture.
Katrina Kaif has been sounded off to play the lead, but she is yet to confirm with KriArj about the availability of her dates. If this collaboration doesn’t materialise the makers are going to move ahead -- Sharddha Kapoor and Vaani Kapoor are also in the running.
Shree Narayan Singh’s last directorial, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, made the right noises with Akshay Kumar in the lead.
Prerna and Arjun, therefore, have full faith in Narayan Singh’s abilities and will leave no stone unturned in providing the right infrastructure and facilities required for this film.
Batti Gul Meter Chalu is slated to release on August 31, 2018. We had told you that Sanjay Dutt- Pooja Bhatt’s Sadak 2 will hit theatres on the same day.
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