Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who entertained us with romantic-comedy films Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan last year, which became critically and commercially successful and won praises for the multi-talented actor, is reuniting with Junglee Pictures for another comedy-drama titled Badhaai Ho. Confirming the news, Ayushmann, in a statement to a leading daily, had said, “I had a fantastic experience collaborating with Junglee Pictures for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ and working with them on ‘Badhaai Ho’ is going to be exciting. The story that Amit tells is typically Indian with dollops of quirky humour. I look forward to a family film that is innovative and entertaining.”

Helmed by Amit Sharma and written by Akshat Ghildial and Shantanu Srivastava, the film also stars Bollywood actress Sanaya Malhotra in the lead role. Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra have started shooting for Badhaai Ho today. The official Twitter page of Junglee Pictures, which is bankrolling the film, shared a still from the sets of Badhaai Ho, where Ayushmann and Sharma are seen holding the film’s clapboard. The tweet read, “#BadhaaiHo goes on floors! 📽” ALSO READ: Rajinikanth And Akshay Kumar’s 2.0 Postponed Yet Again, To Not Release On April 14

Trade Expert Taran Adarsh too tweeted that the shooting of the film has begun from Tuesday. He wrote, “Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra… #BadhaaiHo filming commences today [Tue]… Directed by well known ad film-maker Amit Sharma… Produced by Junglee Pictures and Chrome Pictures.”

This will be the first time when Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra will be sharing the screen space together, while Badhaai Ho will be Sanya Malhotra’s third Bollywood venture. The actress she shot to fame with Aamir Khan’s Dangal. Not revealing much about the film, the director informed a leading daily, “It’s very real and easy to relate to. What is funny for others is a matter of concern for the family. I hope one day soon people will tell me ‘Badhaai Ho’ too, after watching the film.”