Jersey, an upcoming movie is a remake of a telugu movie which was released in 2019, with the same title. The sports drama movie, directed by Goutam Tinnauri, is casting Shahid Kapoor, as a cricketer, opposite of Mrunal Thakur. The story is written as well as directed by Gautam Tinnauri and produced by Aman Gill, Dil Raju.
As soon as Jersey released, spectaculation on making the remake of the movie began. Where it was confirmed that Shahid was approached for the movie the rumours were made for the female lead.
From, assuming Sharaddha Kapoor as the female lead, it was also expected, telegu actor, Rashmika, can make her debut through the movie. All the rumours were later denied when the makers officially announced the movie, confirming the casts and crews.
The film was officially announced in October 2019. Where the film was officially to be released in August 2020, it delayed due to covid 19 pandemic. Shahid officially has announced the wrapping up of shoot on 14th December 2019.
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Where the story revolves around a Indian cricketer who left playing cricket te year ago and now at the age of thirty six wants to make vhis comeback in zinduab Cricket Team.
A dedicated, talented cricketer, who failed proving himself, decides to make a comeback in his career, at age of 36, to fulfil his desire to play in the team and gift his son Indian Jersey as a gift. The story revolves around the struggle the man goes through, to get his place in the team.
After giving a super hit movie Kabir Singh, star casting Kiara Advani and him together, which came to be a huge superhit, in his 17 year of movie career.
Shahid decided not to be part of a remake anymore but when he got to hear the story, he couldn’t resist himself to be a part of this. Shahid also added, the story is quiet relatable as he is going through the same age. The story fascinated him, making him again step into the remake movie.
Shahid begun to prepare for his character, from November same year. 30 year fame, Mrunal Thakur was roped out the lead in female role, Pankaj Kapur was approached in to portray the role of Shahid’s coach in the movie.
Shahid where said the movie is complete opposite of the character he played in Kabir Singh, the movie too will make a good connect with audience. The way a 36 year old man who sacrificed his career due to some reason, struggles to get into the team again is going to be a heartthrob.
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Shahid where wrote a heartfelt note on his Instagram after the shoot wrap up, the audience are now thrilled and excited to watch out shahid as a calm, introvert, and a composed player which has been seen least in the screen after he chose his career in action Thriller movies.
Guessing it to be Shahid’s one of the biggest hits audience are waiting for it to see on the big screen.
Where, Shahid performance will be remarkable and astonishing, it will be fun watching Mrunal and Shahid’s chemistry. The telugu version of the movie has received immense love of audience and overwhelming response from critics it would be interesting to see Shahid again in the remake.
Pankaj kapue playing the role of his coach in the movie, After Shandaar, directed by Vikas Bahl, it would be a long time when the father – sun duo will again share a screen together.
Overall, the audience are thrilled to watch the movie. Makers haven’t still confirmed the release date but, after watching the trailer, the audience are excited to see Shahid in a different role, setting up an another benchmark in his career.