Actress Deepika Padukone, along with Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi, will star in filmmaker Shakun Batra’s next movie.
Filmmaker Karan Johar announced the same on his social media pages.
“He’s back with another dose of life & love! @deepikapadukone, @SiddhantChturvD & @ananyapandayy to star in @shakunbatra‘s next relationship drama releasing on 12th February 2021! Can’t wait to see this magic unfold!! @apoorvamehta18 @DharmaMovies,” tweeted Karan Johar.
Shakun Batra’s last movie ‘Kapoor & Sons’ starring Rishi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra was a huge commercial and critical success.
Described as a relationship drama, Shakun said the film will see its character finding themselves "stuck in a morally ambiguous zone".
"I have had a wonderful journey with Karan and his production house for almost a decade now, and I can’t wait to get back into the director’s chair for my next," the director said in a statement.
Karan Johar revealed that with this project Shakun will also turn into a producer.
"With this movie, he also turns producer with us. His upcoming directorial is an intriguing relationship drama, which will release on Valentine’s Day 2021. I am proud and excited about Shakun’s vision as a versatile filmmaker," Karan said.
The film will go on floors early next years with a release date of February 12, 2021.
Meanwhile, Deepika is currently awaiting the release of acid attack survivor story ‘Chhapaak’. The Meghna Gulzar-directed movie will bow out on January 10.
Siddhant''s next will be ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’ opposite newcomer Sharvari. The film will also star Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji. The film, produced by Yash Raj Films, will release in 2020.
Ananya, who most recently featured in ‘Pati Patni Aur Who’, will next star in ‘Khaali Peeli’ opposite Ishaan Khatter. The film has a June release date.