Shahid Kapoor in an interview during the trailer launch of Jersey on Tuesday said that he had asked many movie producers who have made 200-250 crore films for a movie. “After Kabir Singh was released, I went like a beggar to everyone. I went to this large number of individuals who’ve made these 200-250 crore films. I’ve never been a piece of this club, so it was totally new to me. Having gone through 15-16 years in the business, I never had such a colossal grosser. Thus, when it at last occurred, I didn’t have a clue where to go, it was new to me,” Shahid Kapoor said.
Jersey is the Hindi redo of the Telugu hit of a similar name. It grandstands the narrative of a cricketer, who gets back to play cricket in his 30s, by joining the Indian cricket crew. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri (who likewise helmed the first), the film was at first scheduled for an August 28 delivery. In any case, it was moved because of the pandemic. The film will at last hit the screens on December 31. The film will likewise highlight Shahid Kapoor’s dad Pankaj Kapur as his tutor and entertainer Mrunal Thakur as his significant other.
Watch the trailer of Jersey here
Watch the poster of Jersey here
A day before the release of the Jersey trailer, Shahid Kapoor shared the first poster of the film and wrote why it is “special” for him”: “IT’S TIME! We have waited to share this emotion with you for 2 years. This story is special. This team is special. This character is special. And the fact that we get to share it on the big screen with you all is special. I don’t have words to express my gratitude. I hope you all feel what I felt when I played him. Here we go.”
Shahid on the work front
Shahid Kapoor was most recently seen in the 2019 hit Kabir Singh, co-featuring Kiara Advani. The film was a change of the Telugu hit Arjun Reddy, featuring Vijay Deverakonda leading the pack job. The entertainer will next be found in an untitled project with Raj and DK and in one more undertaking with Ali Abbas Zafar. Jersey will open in theatres on December 31 this year.