Sairat, a Marathi critically acclaimed film broke box office records. So, when a Hindi remake of the film was announced, there was a lot of curiosity over who would be cast as the lead pair.
According to a DNA news report, Sridevi’s elder daughter Jhanvi Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother Ishaan Khattar are going to be the leading couple in for the Hindi remake of the Marathi blockbuster.
The director of this film is Shashank Khaitan who is part of the Dharma team & previously gave massive hits like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania; both starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. Ishaan and Jhanvi couldn’t be luckier! Ajay & Atul are going to also be the music composers for this movie as they composed the music in the Marathi version as well.
While it will be Jhanvi’s first film, Ishaan will be also featuring in Iranian director Majid Majidi’s Beyond The Clouds. The 22-year-old actor is currently shooting for the same.
Jhanvi and Ishaan were recently spotted at the Baywatch screening with their friend, Alyjah Sheikh; Aashif Sheikh’s son. (Bhabhiji Ghar Pe Hai fame)
It is apparently being said that Shashank Khaitan (director of their upcoming film) wants J & I to bond and get comfortable with each other. He wants people to look at them as a couple so he wants them to be seen together in public for further recognition.