After the tremendous success of Kabir Singh, actor Shahid Kapoor has signed on to do another Hindi remake of a hit South Indian film. The actor’s next is the Hindi remake of Telugu hit Jersey and is being directed by Gowtham Tinnanauri who also directed the original film. In the film, Shahid will be seen playing the role of a cricketer for the first time in his career.
The announcement of the film was made by the director himself who expressed his excitement over having Shahid on board to spearhead his film. Sharing his excitement over Shahid in the film, Gowtham said, “I’m really looking forward to remaking my film Jersey in Hindi and taking it to national audiences and there is no one better than Shahid Kapoor to recreate the magic of the original for Hindi audiences.”
The Telugu version of the film was widely appreciated. It told the story of a failed cricketer who gears up once again at the age of 36 to achieve big in the sport and proves that age is just a number. For the film, Shahid is expected to have a drastic physical transformation.
The Hindi remake of Jersey is being produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill and Dil Raju. The film is set to hit the screens on August 28 next year.