Shahid Kapoor to Headline Rosshan Andrrews’ Action Thriller From Zee Studios, Roy Kapur Films
Filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, known for Malayalam blockbusters, will helm the project with Shahid Kapoor in the lead.
Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is basking in glory after the success of his web show ‘Farzi’, will next be seen in the OTT film, ‘Bloody Daddy’. Now guess what? He has also been roped in to play the lead in an upcoming action thriller movie, backed by Zee Studios and Roy Kapur.
The project would be helmed by filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, known for Malayalam blockbusters like "Salute" and "Kayamkulam Kochunni". The film is expected to go on floors in the second half of 2023 and will release in 2024, the makers said in a statement.
Reportedly, in the film, Shahid would be seen as a brilliant yet rebellious police officer investigating a high-profile case. As he delves deeper into the case, he gets caught up in a web of deceit and betrayal, which leads him down a thrilling and dangerous path.
Shahid Kapoor’s statement
Sharing his excitement to work on a film filled with action, thrill, drama, and suspense, Shahid said in a statement, "It’s a privilege to be collaborating with Zee Studios and with Siddharth Roy Kapur, with whom I have worked on ‘Haider’ and ‘Kaminey’ earlier. We have also been neighbours for a long time, haha! Rosshan Andrrews is a veteran filmmaker whose Malayalam filmography is spectacular."
The 42-year-old actor added, "We have spent many months together now, and it will be a pleasure to work with such a fantastic cinematic mind. I can’t wait to bring this exhilarating, entertaining, and thrilling story to the masses."
Rosshan Andrrews’ statement
Andrrews, who will mark his Bollywood debut with the film, said he is looking forward to collaborating with an incredible team of professionals. "The combination of Shahid’s exceptional acting, Siddharth Roy Kapur’s expertise as a producer, and Zee Studios’ commitment to delivering ground-breaking content is truly inspiring. Their passion and dedication to the project have been instrumental in bringing the story to life. As a director, I aim to create an immersive cinematic experience that leaves audiences awed. I believe that this project has all the necessary elements to achieve that goal," he said.
Siddharth Roy Kapur’s statement
Siddharth Roy Kapur, founder of Roy Kapur Films, lastly claimed that the incredibly gifted artists - Shahid and Rosshan - bring to life a truly unique screenplay. "I’m confident that we will deliver a film that will leave audiences mesmerised. Together with our partners Zee Studios, we eagerly look forward to presenting a spellbinding cinematic experience," he signed off.