The film is set to go on floors on August 1, 2021.
Kartik Aaryan is on a signing spree currently. After announcing Captain India a few days back, the actor has bagged another project. Titled Freddy, the film is directed by Shashanka Ghosh of Veere Di Wedding fame and produced by Ekta Kapoor in collaboration with Jay Shewakramani. The romantic thriller stars Kartik in the titular role and the film is set to go on floors on August 1, 2021, in Mumbai.
While talking about Freddy, Kartik said in a statement, "As an actor, I crave to explore different facades of entertainment and with Freddy, I'm venturing into an uncharted territory which is both exciting and intriguing in equal measures."
The actor is looking forward to dwelling in the world of Freddy and bringing alive the dark romantic thriller genre. The film marks Kartik's first collaboration with not only Ekta Kapoor but also Jay and Shashanka. The actor says he couldn't have asked for a better team on this new journey.
While Ghosh said, "I am sure that the film is going to be one of the best thrilling cinematic experiences for the audience across the nation."
Whereas Ekta is pretty excited to have Kartik on board for Freddy and she lauds his choices of films which have been unique and this one is also no different. Kapoor calls the film a 'dark, delicious world'.
Meanwhile, Kartik will next be seen in Dhamaka which is directed by Ram Madhvani. The Netflix original film is produced by RSVP Movies, Ram Madhvani Films, Lotte Cultureworks and Global Gate Entertainment. In the film, Kartik plays the role of a journalist and the streaming date is yet to be announced.
The actor also has Anees Bazmee's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which also features Kiara Advani and Tabu in the leading roles. The film is likely to release later this year.