Diljit Dosanjh has signed on for his next Hindi film titled Arjun Patiala which also stars stunning Kriti Sanon and Varun Sharma (Choocha from Fukrey). T-series and Maddock film had a very fruitful partnership in 2017 in the name of Hindi Medium which did a phenomenal box office and swept the awards as well. Varun Sharma has just delivered a superhit by the name of Fukrey Returns in which he plays a central character called Choocha and won many accolades for his comic timing. Diljit is also known for his amazing comedy performances in many Punjabi films and his upcoming Hindi release Welcome to New York is first Indian comedy to be in 3d.
Kriti Sanon’s last film Bareilly Ki Barfi was also partly comedy in genre and her timing was wonderful in it. Arjun Patiala is a buddy cop film with Varun and Diljit in which Kriti plays a journalist. Arjun Patiala is the first of many releases T-series and Maddock are going to have in accordance to their multiple film deal. A sequel to Hindi Medium is also in the pipeline which might get announced after the release of Arjun Patiala.
Shooting of Arjun Patiala has not begin yet but the film is expected to go on floors in next two months. Director of the film is not finalised yet but it would not be difficult since the project has a lot of plus’s attached to it. Diljit’s upcoming release Welcome to New York is a multi star cast which includes Karan Johar in a double role, Sonakshi Sinha, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani and Lara Dutta in lead roles. Diljit has an increasingly growing market in both Punjabi and Hindi diaspora and a film like Arjun Patiala could totally cash into it. Kriti Sanon and Varun Sharma are also hit faces as of now and buddy cop as a genre mostly works.