Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda is all set to take up the role of a police officer is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next. As per media reports, the actor has been roped for the upcoming venture which has been described as a comic-thriller with a social message.
As per media reports, sources close to the project revealed that the film is a thriller comedy or a rom-com to be particular has a social message and deals with an issue, that is considered taboo in a small town. Produced by Bhansali, the film will see a very different avatar of Randeep, who will be featured in the lead as a cop. Reportedly, the cast of the film is not finalised yet and makers are searching for a female lead.
“The film is a thriller comedy. It is a rom-com. It has a social message and deals with an issue, that is considered taboo in a small town. It has Randeep in the lead as a cop. He will be seen in a different avatar. It is not like Dabangg style cop. We are looking for the female lead,” sources close to the development said.
The film will mark the directorial debut of Balwinder Singh Janjua, the scribe of films such as 'Mubarakan', Firangi and yet-to-be-released 'Saand Ki Aankh'.
The project is reportedly scheduled to go on floors by September or October and is likely to release in the first quarter of next year. Bhansali is currently busy with his next directorial venture 'Inshallah', featuring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt in the lead.
Meanwhile, Randeep will next star in Imtiaz Ali’s remake of 'Love Aaj Kal', featuring Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan in the lead.
(With inputs from PTI)
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