Following to the release of the web series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Pratik Gandhi has become the most wanted actor in Bollywood. Couple of movies starring Pratik has been already announced. Now, Uri: The Surgical Strike fame director Adirya Dhar has signed Pratik for his next also. As the female lead, Yami Gautam has been chosen. Once again, the director has formed a partnership with producer Ronnie Screwvala for this movie.
Post Uri: The Surgical Strike, Aditya has already started to work on The Immortals of Ashwathama starring Vicky Kaushal. Ronnie Screwvala is bankrolling this movie also. Talking about Ashwathama, our source has said “It’s a script developed by Aditya, however, he is going to be completely busy with mythological superhero film, The Immortal Ashwatthama, for the next two years, and hence, he decided to creatively produce the film with Ronnie, instead of directing it”
Now, the director is in the talk of digital star Pratik Gandhi as the lead of his next after Ashwathama with Yami Gautam. Our source has added “The story demands for a fresh pairing. The team is exploring their new leads in Yami and Pratik – both of them have loved the script, and verbally agreed to come on board, however the paperwork is yet to be done. If all goes as planned, the film will go on floors in second half of 2021.”
Director Aditya Dhar is doing the pre-production of The Immortals of Ashwathama at the moment. It is a futuristic film which is expected to go on floor in the latter half of 2021. Vicky Kaushal is playing the titular role. Sara Ali Khan is expected to play the female lead in this movie. For the first time, Vicky Kaushal and Sara Ali Khan have been paired in this movie. More details about the movie may come out in coming days.