Following to the success of the movie Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Karthik Aryan has been flying high at the moment. He has been considered as the Gen X star at the moment. Now, Karthik will be seen with Heropanti actress Kriti Sanon in the movie named Luka Chuppi directed by cinematographer turned director Laxman Utekar. It is a desi rom com where the main characters will be traveling between Mathura and Gwalior. Later on, they will move to Agra. Through this movie, cinematographer Laxman Utekar will become a director. In the past, Laxman has worked in Dear Zindagi and English Vinglish as a cinematographer.
In the movie Luka Chuppi, Karthik will be seen as a reported who works for a TV channel locally. Kriti plays the role of a young girl who belongs from Mathura. However, she has completed her education from Delhi and come back to Mathura once again. Regarding the characterization in the movie, producer Dinesh Vijan has said “While Kartik is the quintessential good boy every girl wants to take home to mamma, Kriti represents today’s youth who advocate gender equality and have their own ideology”. In real life also, Kriti comes from Delhi whereas Karthik has been brought up in Gwalior. It is said, “The dialogues have a touch of the local dialect and being from the region, both are familiar with the setting and the lingo. This primarily prompted Vijan to get them on board. They also have a crackling chemistry.”
Shooting of the movie is expected to start from the month of August. Release of the movie is expected in 2019. In Marathi, Laxman Utekar has directed movies like Tapaal and Lalbaugchi Rani.