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Shahid Kapoor, in the remake of “Arjun Reddy”?

Shahid Kapoor, in the remake of “Arjun Reddy”?

Shahid Kapoor has yet not confirmed the rumors of him playing the critically-acclaimed role of Arjun Reddy in the Hindi remake of the 2017’s Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’. The film was a contemporary take on “Devdas” presented love and the suffering in its purest and deepest form. There have been speculations that the film will be remade in Hindi and will be directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, who also directed the original one.

Previously Arjun Kapoor’s name came in limelight for the lead role, now the speculations surfaced about the ‘Padmavaat’ star. However, in a recent talk with the media during the 19th IIFA voting weekend, Shahid neither confirmed nor denied the rumors.

“I’m very excited that it might come to me. That it might happen. You will hear an official announcement if anything happens.”

Though Sandeep Vanga in an interview called Shahid the best choice for the movie, nothing is still confirmed and the official announcement is still pending.

As for the Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’, it was a brilliant presentation of how a man goes down the path of self-destruction and alcoholism after a break-up. The lead actors were Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey.