Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan scout locations to shoot film tentatively titled ‘Jug Jug Jiyo in Chandigarh
Varun Dhawan, who is currently on a holiday to the Maldives where he is also picking up some lessons in fitness and workouts, is getting ready for a packed shooting schedule starting November.
Among the other films lined up for him is the tentatively titled ‘Jug Jug Jiyo’, which also stars Anil Kapoor in the cast.
The film, which is themed on a North Indian family, will be shot in Chandigarh. “Recently, we had the team of the Varun Dhawan, Anil Kapoor film doing a recce of Chandigarh to scout locations for the films. In all probability, they will start shooting next month,” says Hitesh Bhardwaj, nodal officer of Bollywood facilitation cell, Chandigarh administration. “They are looking for some real time locations of the city, like Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Capitol Complex etc,” he says.
Reports say that the film is being directed by ‘Good Newwz’ director Raj Mehta and will pair Varun opposite Kiara Advani, who also acted in ‘Good Newwz’.
Along with Anil Kapoor, the film also stars Neetu Singh. This will be Anil Kapoor’s second film to be shot in Chandigarh in recent years with his previous film being ‘Mubarakan’ with Arjun Kapoor. Reports also suggest that the film is a situational comedy set around North India and will also have a schedule to be shot abroad as Varun plays an NRI in the film.