SCOOP: Shahid Kapoor turns producer; debut project with Netflix's war trilogy based on Amish Tripathi's book? : Bollywood News - Bollywood Hungama

Actor Shahid Kapoor who is one of the most versatile actors and who will be seen in the film Jersey was also supposed to be seen in the film Yoddha directed by Shashank Khaitan but at the last moment he walked out of the film.

Yoddha' filmmaker Shashank Khaitan refutes rumours of Shahid Kapoor walking out of the film

Earlier, there were also rumours that Shashank Khaitan has removed Shahid Kapoor from the film.

According to him, they were waiting for normalcy to return and after that, they will be shooting with the actor.

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He also had the films Karna directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra and remake of the film Surarai Pottru that will be directed by Ram Madhvani.

He is also making his digital debut on Amazon Prime video and has made a big project with Netflix as well.

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A source said, “Shahid has been paid to the tune of over Rs. 70-80 crore for a trilogy that he’s going to star in. It’s a period mythological war saga that will be adapted from Amish Tripathi’s novel. Not just that, this will also mark Shahid’s foray into production.”

He is also waiting for opening his own production house.

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The source said, “Shahid was almost kick-starting his own banner with the Dingko Singh biopic but it fell apart. Now, Netflix and he have signed a mutual agreement on this project. It will most likely feature him and is going to be an ambitious period venture designed on the lines of a Baahubali but only for the web. This will also be another mythological project for him after Karna.

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Shahid has wrapped up the shoot of the film Jersey remake already and will wrap up Raj and DK’s web series soon as well.

Jersey is an upcoming sports drama written by Gowtam Tinnanuri. It is a remake of the Telugu film with same title.

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The cast of the film includes Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapur. The film is produced by Aman Gill, Dil Raju and Suryadevara Naga Vamsi.