Dashing Sidharth Malhotra and fun loving Parineeti Chopra are all set to reunite after working together in 2014’s film Hasee Toh Phasee. The film is untitled for now. Sidharth and Parineeti will be seen opposite each other in Ekta Kapoor and Shailesh R Singh’s upcoming production.
The film is going to be directed by debutant Prashant Singh and as per reports of a leading daily the film will go on floors next week. Talking about the same a source stated to the leading daily, “The entire film is set in Uttar Pradesh, where the first schedule will take off, and Bihar. In this film, Sidharth and Parineeti will be seen in desi avatars and the actors have already started prep for the film, which includes getting the Bihari accent right.”
Earlier, Ekta Kapoor also spoke about the project which is quoted as, “That’s my Grease Lightning (a 1977 American biographical film of champion race driver Wendell Scott) in today’s times with Sid. Set in a small town in North India, it’s my most messy film.”
Parineeti Chopra has a handful of projects this and next year as she will be sharing screen space with Akshay Kumar for the very first time in Kesari. The film is based on the famous of Battle of Saragarhi and will release next year.
Apart from that, Parineeti will next be seen in Namaste England alongside Arjun Kapoor and the film is directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and is slated to release during the Dussehra weekend this year. The Ishaqzaade girl will also be seen again with Arjun Kapoor in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar which is directed by Dibakar Banerjee. The film will release next year.
Talking about Sidharth Malhotra, he was last in Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaari with Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, and Rakul Preet Singh. The movie didn’t go well at the box office and critics as well as the audience didn’t appreciate the movie. Sidharth last blockbuster movie is Ek Villain alongside Shraddha Kapoor.