Shahid's next with Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director
The actor is currently busy promoting Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati
Shahid Kapoor, who is busy promoting Padmavati, will next work under the direction of Shree Narayan Singh of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha fame. The yet-untitled project is being produced by T-Series and KriArj Entertainment.
In a statement, Singh said: "With films like Kaminey, Jab We Met, Haider and Udta Punjab, Shahid Kapoor has definitely proved his mettle as an actor. His star presence is undeniable and I look forward to working with him."
According to a source in the know, Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment loved the script, and shared with Shahid, which led to him coming on board. "It's a strong script, which depicts the entire gamut of emotions, and has a realistic and earthy feel to it," the source adds.
Prernaa Arora says, "We really enjoyed making Toilet... together and Shree Narayan Singh's sensibilities as a filmmaker give us the confidence that we have another winner on our hands."
She is confident that Shahid, whom she describes as "one of the industry's finest actors," would "completely do justice to the role." She adds, "We are so excited to be collaborating with him on this one as the role is tailor-made for someone with his talent and calibre. Together, Shahid and Shree, will form a brilliant combo, a winner for us, for sure."
Bhushan Kumar of T-Series says, "Shree Narayan Singh is a director who balances a strong message-driven film with entertainment, and knows how to make it commercially viable."