Shahid Kapoor charges Rs 35 crore for ‘Jersey’ remake

Shahid Kapoor has hiked his fees after the tremendous success of his latest film, Kabir Singh’. Now the actor has charged a whopping Rs 35 crore for the Hindi remake of Telugu remake, ‘Jersey’.

The movie will be directed by Gowtham Tinnanauri, who also helmed the original movie.

According to Bombay Times, the actor has charged a whopping Rs 35 crore for the film. Speaking to the publication, a source said, "Shahid is super excited to do this remake. He's loved the original and quite enjoyed it. He will give the Hindi film his own spin like he did with Arjun Reddy. The success of Kabir Singh proved that he can succeed with a remake. This is his second remake after Arjun Reddy."

A trade expert close to the film informed that Shahid Kapoor will keep 30 per cent of the profit share.

‘Jersey’ revolves around the protagonist named Arjun (played by Nani) who struggles to make big in the field of cricket. ‘Jersey’ in Hindi is being produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, Dil Raju. The film is scheduled to release on August 28, 2020.

On casting Shahid in the movie, the director told IANS, "I'm really looking forward to remaking my film Jersey in Hindi and taking it to national audiences and there is no one better than Shahid Kapoor to recreate the magic of the original for Hindi audiences."