Confirmed! Pankaj Kapoor To Play Mentor To Son Shahid Kapoor In Film ‘Jersey’

written by Diksha Kapoor | December 05, 2019

Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming film Jersey has got a new cast member and it is none other than his father Pankaj Kapur. In the film, Pankaj will play a mentor-like figure to Shahid.

Jersey is a Hindi remake of the Telugu hit of the same name. The Hindi version will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original movie.

Confirming the news, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, "#Confirmed: Father-son on big screen again... #PankajKapur to play mentor to #ShahidKapoor in #Jersey... Costars #MrunalThakur... Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original #Telugu version... 28 Aug 2020 release."

Last month, Shahid Kapoor took to social media to announce the film. He shared a picture of himself with a cricket bat. The actor was seen sporting a beard and a hairband in the photo. Along with the photo, he wrote, "#jersey the prep begins."


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Currently, Shahid is brushing up his cricketing skills for the film.

The Hindi version, which also features Mrunal Thakur, kicks off its shooting schedule next week in Chandigarh, and is being presented by Allu Aravind, and produced by Aman Gill and Dil Raju.


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