Saif Ali Khan to act with wife Kareena's ex-flame Shahid

Saif Ali Khan is all set to share screen space with wife Kareena Kapoor’s ex-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor. This unique casting coup was made by none other than noted director and music composer Vishal Bharadwaj. Vishal, who has earlier cast Pankaj Kapur, Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Ajay Devgn in his movies have roped in Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan for his next outing.

Vishal have worked with Saif in 2006 movie, ‘Omkara’ while recently, he has cast Shahid in his National award winning movie, ‘Haider’ worked with himin 2011 movie, ‘Kaminey’ and now he is bringing the two brilliant actors in one frame.

Both Shahid and Saif are currently busy with their respective works. Shahid is busy with Vikas Bahl’s ‘Shaandaar’ and starts shooting for Abhishek Chaubey’s ‘Udta Punjab’ and then he will work on ‘Magadheera’ remake. Shahid, who is supposed to get married by the end of this year, will work for Vishal’s untitled film early next year.

Saif will soon start for Sujoy Ghosh’s Bollywood adaptation of the Japanese thriller ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’.

However, buzz is that the two-hero movie is an adaptation of another Shakespearean tragedy ‘King Lear’. Bharadwaj refuses to comment.

Bharadwaj's movie is expected to go on floors by early 2016.