Shraddha Kapoor has officially joined Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Meter chalu. There had been rumors about the casting of a female lead opposite Shahid Kapoor, and Katrina Kaif was once supposed to star in the movie, but now it has been confirmed that Shraddha will reunite with her Haider, co-star for the romantic drama. The movie is being touted as a socially relevant movie that is also going to be a love story. The shooting for the movie is scheduled to start in February, with release date set in August 31. It will be shot in different Indian cities, including, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Tehri, Mussoorie and Nainital. The movie will he directed by Shree Narayan Singh, who was also responsible for another superhit movie, Toilet Ek Prem Katha.
Shraddha and Shahid gave critically acclaimed performances in Haider, which was an adaptation of Hamlet. Their romantic chemistry was appreciated by their fans and general audiences alike. According to the sources, Shraddha wil play a girl, who is the catalyst for change in Shahid’s character and leads him to change the way electricity services in India. The plot synopsis sounds similar to Toilet Ek Prem Katha, but it will be interesting to see how the plot will affect the behaviour of the people, as it did with Shree’ previous movie.
But before all that, Shahid’s and Shraddha’s fans should be joyous with their pairing, it is to be expected that they have amazing chemistry while also elevating each other’s performances, just like they did in Haider.