After a breathtaking performance in his last outing at the box office, Shahid Kapoor nailed it in 'Kabir Singh' and is now all set to return with a sports drama 'Jersey'. The actor is prepping for his next Jersey and will start shooting in Chandigarh, however, there is one more reason for fans to look forward to the film.
Shahid’s father Pankaj Kapur has joined the cast of the film Jersey and the father-son duo will be seen sharing screen.
Pankaj will be playing one of the pivotal roles in the film that already has Shahid and Mrunal Thakur as the lead couple, it will be very interesting to see father-son come together in such a film.
"Pankaj plays a mentor-like figure to Shahid in the film, and is a strong pillar of support to Shahid’s character during his unexpected comeback journey," a source revealed.
Sharing his excitement on becoming a part of the film, Pankaj said, "I am very excited to be part of the film. Jersey is a very strong story and is driven by emotions. Working with Shahid has always been very interesting and I have always admired his ability to portray emotions beautifully." Director Gowtam Tinnanuri is also thrilled to be working with such a prolific actor like Pankaj. He says, "Pankaj sir is such a great actor and we have all grown up seeing his work. To be able to direct him is a great honour and I know that he will fit perfectly for the role of a mentor in the movie."