Shahid Kapoor steps into the role of a cricketer in ‘Jersey’ remake


Shahid Kapoor has started preparation for the Hindi remake of Telugu film ‘Jersey’. He steps into the role of a cricketer.

Talking about the film, Shahid said: "It took me some time to decide what to do next after 'Kabir Singh'. But the minute I saw 'Jersey', I knew I wanted it to be my next. It is a wonderful inspiring and personal human journey that I connected with deeply. "

According to a source, the ‘Kabir Singh’ is "learning the ropes of playing a cricketer on screen by regularly going for the cricket sessions."

The shooting of the film will start in Chandigarh this month. The picture of Shahid taking cricket training is out. He is holding a bat in his hand.

Sharing the first picture of Shahid from his training session, Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, "Shahid Kapoor begins prep for the role of a cricketer in the #Hindi remake of #Telugu film #Jersey... The #Hindi version will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original #Telugu version, starring Nani... 28 Aug 2020 release."

— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 1, 2019

‘Jersey’ is being directed by Gowtam Tinnanauri who helmed the original film. Produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, Dil Raju, the film is scheduled to hit theatres on August 28,2020.