Following to the release of Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor has not announced a movie for a really long time. The movie has been a blockbuster. Therefore, Shahid has taken some time off to select a perfect script for himself. Now, Shahid has decided to become a part of Hindi version of Jersey which has been led by Nani in Telugu. It is story about a struggling cricketer. From the time of announcement, Shahid can be seen in the grounds in order to prep for the movie and appear perfect onscreen as a cricketer. Now, everyone has been keen to know about the female lead who will be appearing with Shahid in the movie. So, the news is that Super 30 fame actress Mrunal Thakur has been signed for the movie Jersey.
Reports have suggested that Mrunal is super excited to play the part onscreen. On the occasion, Mrunal has said that she has loved the original movie in Telugu and it has created an impact on her. Earlier, Mrunal has been seen in Balta House starring John Abraham in addition to Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30. Post the offer, Mrunal has watched the movie a few times again in order to understand the emotional journey of these characters. It is the first time when Shahid and Mrunal have been paired with each other.
Regarding being part of this movie, Mrunal has said “So deep was the impact of the film that I couldn’t get it out of my heart the whole night, and immediately watched it again the next day. It felt like I had lived a full lifetime in two hours.” Director Gowtham Tinnanuri has decided to cast Mrunal in the movie after watching her performance in Super 30. The movie will be produced by Allu Arvind, Dil Raju and Aman Gill.