Shahid Kapoor is ready to play cricket in his next movie, Jersey. This will be his second outing in a Telugu remake after his success, Kabir Singh, which was an Arjun Reddy remake. Interestingly, his father, Pankaj Kapur will also be part of this new version playing Shahid's mentor.
Actress Mrunal Thakur has been tied in front of Shahid. Pankaj told a newspaper: “Jersey is a strong story driven by emotions. Working with Shahid has always been interesting. I admire his ability to portray emotions beautifully. ”
Shahid and Pankaj Kapur have worked together on films like Mausam and Shandaar. Shahid will start shooting for Jersey next week at Chandigarh. Jersey is directed by Gowthan Tinnanuri. It is expected to be launched in August 2020.