Ileana D’Cruz to star opposite Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Meter Chalu – After months of speculations it can now be revealed that actress Ileana D’Cruz will star opposite Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Meter Chalu.
For months the film has been in news regarding its casting with reports of actress Katrina Kaif and Shraddha Kapoor being roped in for the film. But putting aside all the rumours, the makers have now clarified that Katrina and Shraddha are not approached for the film.
In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, co-producer, Prerna Arora, said, “We have only spoken to Ileana so far. It is a strong role of a lawyer with intense scenes and we are casting now.”
To be filmed across Haridwar, Rishikesh, Tehri, Mussoorie and Nainital, the film chronicles the common man’s skirmishes with electricity shortage and is set to kick off on January 19. The film is scheduled to release on 3st August 2018.