After months of speculations over Telugu Arjun Reddy and if it is getting remade in Hindi or not, we finally have some clarity. The film, that starred Vijay Deverakonda in the titular role, is coming to Bollywood and we also know the actor who will be stepping into Vijay’s shoes. Shahid Kapoor took to Twitter to confirm the news that he is part of the Arjun Reddy – Hindi team and asked fans to wish him luck for the project. For the uninitiated, name of Arjun Kapoor was previously doing the rounds of the remake of the 2017 Telugu film.
Shahid took to social media to announce, “Team ARJUN REDDY is READY !! Here we go. Wish us luck guys. @imvangasandeep @MuradKhetani @ashwinvarde.”(sic). The original film starred Vijay and Shalini Pandey in lead roles and went on to become a blockbuster. Interestingly, when Shahid was asked about being part of the project on various, recent occasions, he neither confirmed nor denied the news. All he said was that he would be excited if the makers approach him for the film. “I’m very excited that it might come to me, that it might happen. You will hear an official announcement if anything happens,” he had told the media.
Check out Shahid Kapoor’s confirmation the news of being in Arjun Reddy Hindi remake
Apart from this remake of Telugu cult hit, Shahid Kapoor will be seen in Batti Gul Meter Chalu with Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam. He is also in talks with Imtiaz Ali for a film and is touted to do one with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra as well, but nothing is confirmed till now. But looking forward, we are definitely excited to see what Shahid has to offer to this quirky story and role of Arjun Reddy in the Hindi remake.