Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor starts preparing for the Hindi remake of Telugu film “Jersey”. Shahid Kapoor will play a cricketer in his mid-thirties.
Now, according to latest reports, Shahid Kapoor’s father Pankaj Kapur has been roped in to play Shahid’s mentor in the film.
Shahid Kapoor and dad Pankaj Kapur reunite
Pankaj Kapur confirmed being a part of ‘Jersey’ and informed a leading daily that, “Jersey is a strong story driven by emotions. Working with Shahid has always been interesting. I admire his ability to portray emotions beautifully.”
Earlier, Shahid Kapoor and Pankaj Kapur have worked together in films such as Mausam and Shandaar.
Apart from Shahid and Pankaj, the film will also feature Mrunal Thakur as the female lead.
The film will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanauri who helmed the original as well.
Produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill and Dil Raju, the film is releasing on August 28, 2020.