Jersey: Makers Finalise Female Lead Opposite Shahid Kapoor, Netizens Celebrate Choice

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After the success of Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor is gearing up for his next, remake of Telugu film Jersey. The makers have now finalized its female lead.

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:
Mrunal Thakur

After the stupendous success of Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor is gearing up for his next, remake of Telugu film Jersey. While the film has managed to garner appreciation for its gripping story-line and star cast, the makers have finalized the female lead against the actor and it is none other than Super 30 actress Mrunal Thakur. With her fabulous performance in the Hrithik Roshan starrer , the young actress left many viewers awed. After makers of the remake made the announcement, many social media users celebrated the choice. In an interview with a leading media publication, Thakur claimed that she has watched the original film and just cannot contain her excitement as she has bagged the role. Stating that she watched the film twice in a row, Mrunal says that she was deeply impacted and she could not get it out of her heart the whole night. 

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Netizens celebrate: 

Ever since the announcement has been made, netizens are celebrating the choice made by the makers. While many felt that he would add a lot of spark to the project, there were others who thought that she acts really well and was a good choice. Take a look at the reactions below- 

Here's what we know about the story: 

Jersey chronicles the story of a failed cricketer who decides to revive his career and pursue his ambition. Helmed by Gautham Tinnanauri, Jersey promises a heart-warming story and features the relationship between a father and his son. Actor Shahid Kapoor is leaving no stone unturned to add authenticity to his character, as the actor has been a part of several vigorous training sessions to portray the character of a cricketer with grace. The original Telegu film roared at the box office down South, raking in a business of Rs. 48 crore. 

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READ: Shahid Kapoor Opens Up About The Comparisons Between '83 And Jersey

As for Shahid Kapoor..

Shahid's last movie Kabir Singh was a commercial success at the box office. The movie also starred Kiara Advani. It was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. However, there were many netizens and a certain section of society who called the film out because of its 'toxic' content. Even months after the film's release, there is a raging debate about the same. 

 

 

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