This will be Shahid Kapoor’s first ever mythological film of his career
With the advent of OTT platforms, there have emerged a set of actors who don’t mind stepping out of their comfort zones, experimenting with roles and also walking that extra mile to get into the skin of the role. Shahid Kapoor is definitely one such actor. After delivering a smash hit in the form of ‘Kabir Singh’, Shahid Kapoor proved that he is much more than the chocolate hero! He then followed up with Raj & DK's ‘Farzi’ (which was on Amazon Prime Video), and also ‘Bloody Daddy’ (by Ali Abbas Zafar). This definitely goes on to prove that he loves experimenting with his roles in films.
Shahid Kapoor’s entry into mythological arena?
Yet another testimony is in the form of the news that Shahid Kapoor has now been signed for a mythological epic, as per a source-based report in Pinkvilla. The said project will be reportedly bankrolled by Vashu Bhagnani and Jackky Bhagnani's Pooja Entertainment. The report also stated that the said film will be based on the Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata’ and will have Shahid Kapoor playing one of the powerful roles in the film. As for the film’s director, it has been reported that there will be a prolific director from the south who will be directing the film, which is being planned on an extravagant canvas.
Shahid Kapoor’s first film in this genre!
There has been no official announcement or confirmation by anyone regarding the aforementioned film. The details about the film’s starcast, director and locations have been kept under the wraps till now. What can be said is that, this film will be Shahid Kapoor’s first ever mythological film of his career.
Shahid Kapoor is having his plates full
Besides this, Shahid Kapoor has his plate full with films. On one hand, Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the southern film maker Roshan Andrew’s project, which is rumoured to be titled as ‘Koi Shaq’. The film will reportedly star Pooja Hegde as the leading lady. Even though the film was rumoured to be the remake of the southern hit film ‘Mumbai Police’, a report in Bollywood Hungama rubbished this rumour and termed ‘Koi Shaq’ as an original script.
Bsides that, Shahid Kapoor will also be seen in Dinesh Vijan's not-yet-titled rom-com. The leading lady will be Kriti Sanon in the film, which is now being planned to be a Valentine’s Day (around February 14) release for next year.