Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has confirmed another endeavor, a movie with much-acclaimed director Abhishek Kapoor. The film will witness the Shubh Mangal ZyadaSaavdhan actor essay the role of a ‘cross-functional athlete’ and it is supposed to be a love story.
Talking about the project, Ayushmann was quoted as saying to the media, “Abhishek has a distinct voice in cinema today, and I’m glad that we finally got the opportunity to work together on a project that’s close to my heart. This beautiful love story will take viewers on an emotional roller-coaster ride and it is a total family entertainer.”
Khurrana, who has essayed versatile roles throughout his life in Bollywood, is set togo through a physical transformation for this upcomingmovie. Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, with hit films like Rock On, Kai Po Che and Kedarnath to his name, promises to introduceKhurrana in a completely new avatar in this romantic drama.
“Ayushmann and I are both known for a certain kind of cinema and this film is definitely a special one for both of us,” Kapoor stated.
Last seen starring with the legend Amitabh Bachchan in Gulabo Sitabo, the actor is thrilled about the physical transformation for the film. “I’m supremely excited about the physical transformation that I will have to undergo. It will present me in an all-new avatar. I have never looked like this on-screen. The process is going to be intense and excruciating for me but I feel all the pain will be worth it.”
Speaking about his onscreen personality as a never-seen-before character, Ayushmann declared that he is really excited to share his look with his followers: “I have never attempted a look like this on screen before and I’m already looking forward to seeing the reaction of audiences.
Aside from this venture, Ayushmann also has a movie with Anubhav Sinha lined up, who directed him in Article 15. Taran Adarsh, film trade analyst, has confirmed, “IT’S OFFICIAL… After #Mulk, #Article15 and #Thappad… Anubhav Sinha to direct #AyushmannKhurrana… An action thriller [not titled yet]… 16 Oct 2020 release. Anubhav and Ayushmann reunite after the much-acclaimed and successful #Article15.”
The film is set go on floors this October and is scheduled to be shot across North India. It will release in theaters in 2021.