Shahid to star in Hindi remake of Marathi film

Zeenews Bureau

Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor is one talent who constantly keeps evolving with characters and films. The actor, who has earned many accolades for his work, is gearing up for a Hindi remake of Marathi film titled ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai’.

After completion of his father Pankaj Kapoor`s directorial debut ‘Mausam’, Shahid has so far only committed to Kunal Kohli`s upcoming movie. Industry sources however confirmed that the actor has given nod to Marathi filmmaker Satish Rajwade, the director of original Marathi film who plans to make it in Hindi now.

The new version will apparently revolve around Mumbai and Delhi to reach out to a wider audience.

Satish has already begun working on the script. A source said to daily, "However, this time the storyline is set against the backdrop of Mumbai and Delhi to reach out to a wider audience.

“Satish is calling his Hindi film ‘Mumbai Delhi Mumbai’”, said the source.

The source further divulged that the Marathi filmmaker has discussed the idea with Shahid. "Satish narrated the concept to Shahid when they last met, and he liked what he heard. So while the young Kapoor has approved of the idea, he`ll take the final call only after Satish meets him again with the complete script," elaborates the source.

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