Batti Gul Meter Chalu’s teaser was released this Diwali, to announce the title of the film which will have Shahid Kapoor as its lead.
Earlier, rumors had it that the makers were in talks with Katrina Kaif for the female lead of the film. Further, there was a report that, Shraddha has approached for the role.
Directed by Shree Narayan Singh of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha fame, the plot of the film will revolve around a common man’s daily struggles involving the shortage of electricity supply as well as increasing price of basic necessities in life.
Reportedly, Ileana D’Cruz, has been finalised for the role as of now.
If sources to be believed, She will be playing the role of a lawyer opposite Shahid, who will also be seen as a lawyer in the film.
In an interview Prerna Arora, who is co-producing the film with T-Series, quoted, “We have only spoken to Ileana so far.”
“It is a strong role of a lawyer with intense scenes and we are casting now.” The report further mentioned that Katrina Kaif and Shraddha Kapoor will also remain in the list of the actresses who could be starred opposite Shahid Kapoor.