Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam’s ‘Kaabil’ hit the floor

Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam’s much awaited flick, ‘Kaabil’ directed by Sanjay Gupta went on floor. The film will be extensively shot in Mumbai.

Highly thrilled Sanjay Gupta tweeted about the film shoot, "We are barely 24 hours away from going on floors. #KAABIL shoot starts tomorrow."

He also wrote, "#KAABIL Last minute preparations with actors & technicians. Excitement in cast n crew is palpable. A whole new journey about to begin."

The director spoke about the project and stated that he will dedicate the film to his kids Shivansh and Dalai. He shared, “As much as I look forward to working with a new cast and crew, I will miss the regulars. The excitement is palpable as we embark on a new journey”. Sanjay added, “I have mixed feelings of excitement, nervousness, joy, fear and introspection”.

Produced by Rakesh Roshan under FilmKraft Productions Pvt. Ltd, ‘Kaabil’ marks Sanjay Gupta’s first collaboration with the Roshans.

For the first time the ‘Vicky Donor’ actor will be paired opposite the Greek God of Bollywood. On signing Yami, producer Rakesh Roshan said, "Yami is a fine actress and makes a fresh pairing with Hrithik. She suits the role to the T and we are glad to have her on board." The filmmaker goes on to add, "After a long time, I have heard a novel story with all the commercial ingredients, so I'm very excited about it."

Rakesh Roshan revealed that the team had already recorded two songs.

Apart from Hrithik and Yami, the film also features Sonu Sood and Ronit Roy in the pivotal role. The movie is slated to hit the theatres on 26 January 2017.