Sidharth Malhotra is happy with the way 2017 is turning out for him. The actor who was last seen starring opposite Katrina Kaif in Baar Baar Dekho is gearing up for the release of, not one but, two movies this year. Yes you’ve heard just right! Also Read - Jacqueline Fernandez Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Two Members From Her Team Tested Positive

Initially it was known that just one of his movies, titled ‘A Gentleman’ with Jacqueline Fernandez was to release this year, on August 25. However, if recent reports are to believed the actor’s movie starring opposite Sonakshi Sinha, titled Ittefaq is also expected to release this year. Also Read - Mumbai Police Arrests Man From Aurangabad For Abusing Sonakshi Sinha on Social Media, Actor Asks Fans to Speak up

While the exact date of the film’s release hasn’t been decided, reports indicate that the makers are zeroing in on November.  DNA quoted a source close to the development as saying, “They’ve finished shooting. Only the promotional track and some patchwork remain to be shot. The dubbing will start shortly, and they’ll be ready for a release in a couple of months.”  (ALSO READ: It’s confirmed! Sidharth Malhotra to romance Alia Bhatt in Aashiqui 3) Also Read - Sonakshi Sinha Takes a Cheeky Dig at Kangana Ranaut-Rangoli Chandel For Starting Nepotism Debate

Apparently there’s a long gap between Diwali, ie October 18 and November 17, when Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is expected to release. “The makers plan to release the film in the second week of November, as it means a solo release, and a gap of two weeks before Golmaal Again and Secret Superstar hit the screens,” the source revealed.

Ittefaq is a remake of the 1969 hit film, that went by the same title. The original film starred superstars Rajesh Khanna and Nanda. The movie was produced by BR Chopra and directed by his brother Yash Chopra.  Although this movie is said to be a remake, the plot is expected to be completely different. The remake version will be produced by BR Films in collaboration with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.