Shahid Kapoor shared a picture with filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar on his 40th birthday on Monday. Shahid shared a letter on Instagram Stories, as well as the first look from their forthcoming flick.

Shahid Kapoor and Ali Abbas Zafar are seen standing side by side, looking at one other, in what appears to be a behind-the-scenes photo. Shahid was dressed in a white shirt with a black waist jacket and a beard in the photo.

“Happy happy birthday @aliabbaszafar,” Shahid captioned the photo. I adore you, brother. I’m looking forward to seeing you on set soon!!” “Thank you @shahidkapoor,” he commented on his Instagram Stories after sharing Shahid’s message. Look out, kar diya (you’ve disclosed your appearance)… #Welldone.”

The film is said to be an adaptation of the 2011 French film Nuit Blanche, according to reports. The film has already been adapted in Tamil and Telugu as Thoongaa Vanam and Cheekati Rajyam, with Kamal Haasan in the lead role in both versions.

Aside from that, Shahid will be seen in films like Bull and Jersey. He also has an untitled thriller project with Raj and DK, in which Raashii Khanna co-stars.

In addition to Shahid Kapoor, Katrina Kaif wished Ali Abbas Zafar in a series of Instagram Stories messages. “Dear buddy…it’s your birthday @aliabbaszafar,” Katrina wrote with an old photo. 

Sharing all my expertise with you, Katrina captioned in another old photograph. “Fruit of wisdom should not be eaten,” he remarked. “I do miss you,” Katrina commented beside a couple more photos of the pair, “and how you always agree with me,” and “have a good day.”

Katrina and Ali Abbas Zafar have collaborated on a number of films, including Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), and Bharat (2017). (2019). He’s apparently working on a standalone superhero film with her.