Actor Shahid Kapoor attended Zee Cine Awards 2018 on Tuesday in Mumbai. During media interaction, Shahid said that he will start shooting of his upcoming film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ from February next year.
Talking about his upcoming film, “Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ which is being directed by Shree Narayan Singh, Shahid said, “I am doing a film called Batti Gul Meter Chalu which being directed by Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’s director Shree (Shree Narayan Singh) and I have read so much articles about the heroine of that film that now I am thinking that entire film industry is doing our film so I am very happy and grateful that everybody is participating and contributing for our film but as of now, nothing is finalized as far as actress is concerned of that movie. We will announce it within a week or so and we are going to start shooting of that film in February 2018”
Talking about professional journey in 2017, Shahid said, “It’s been a great year. Of course, there has been all the controversy around ‘Padmavati’ but it is such a special film, when I look back and look at the year, it’s one of the most exciting year of career to be doing ‘Padmavati’, to be part of a film which is really I believe it’s going to be historic and memorable if I may say so, so overall, I am very happy this year”
Talking about release his upcoming controversial film Padmvati, Shahid said “Yes. the wait is killing me. I am dying for the film to come out. I am sure before end of the year, we will have clarity on when we are releasing the film. We want to release it as soon as possible”
Shahid Kapoor is reuniting with Imitaz Ali after almost 10 years after their first outing together ‘Jab We Met’ which is considered as cult classic, so confirming his next film with Imtiaz, Shahid said, “Yeah, we are going to be doing something soon together and for that, I am really excited. I think Imtiaz is a phenomenally talented filmmaker. We made a film together towards the beginning of my career and absolute begin of his career. It’s something which still people talk about. ‘Jab We Met’ has been special film of my life and to work with the guy who gave me role of Aditya Kashyap is going to be amazing. The subject that he has is very different from what we have done in the past. It’s very exciting and interesting so right after, ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ that’s what I am going be doing next”
Talking about his new years eve plans, Shahid said,“I will be with family. I usually spend new year with my family so whatever Misha and Mira want to do, I will just go along with them”
Shahid’s ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ will touch upon the topic of electricity distribution within the country and it is slated for release on August 31, 2018.