Shahid Kapoor most certainly had a smashing year in 2019 following the success of his film, Kabir Singh. The film smashed all box office records with film critics and the fraternity unanimously agreeing that it was the best film of his career. While the film was embroiled in some controversy owing to its nature, it was still touted as the biggest film of the year. And now, Shahid Kapoor is gearing up for yet another South remake which is going to be titled Jersey.
Shahid Kapoor in Jersey
The Gowtam Tinnanuri directorial shows Shahid Kapoor step into the shoes of a cricketer. The middle aged cricketer aims to resume his game after a sabbatical of almost 10 years and wishes to make it to the Indian Cricket Team. While the 38-year-old actor is busy shooting for his sports drama, he has reportedly signed another film.
Shahid Kapoor went on a brief hiatus after his blockbuster film Kabir Singh and fans rejoiced when he announced Jersey after a considerable amount of time. According to a report by a leading Indian daily, he is all set to begin working on another project with Karan Johar soon. Shahid Kapoor is believed to turn into a patriotic hero for KJo's next. The film directed by a debutant will be mounted on a big scale with high-octane action sequences.
Further, a source has informed that the Kabir Singh actor has always wanted to be a part of action-packed films and his role in the film requires him to bulk up. Hence, the actor will begin preparing in a few months before the film goes on floors. The shoot is expected to kickstart in the second half of 2020. Shahid Kapoor’s last action outing was 2013 film, Rajkumar. He has reportedly been offered another action film as well wherein he is seen as a biker. However, Shahid Kapoor hasn't given out an official statement as yet.