Filmmaker Anurag Basu is known to give different from league type of films. His film Life in a Metro which was a story about 4 couples having different perspectives when it comes to love that starred Dharmendra, Kangana Ranaut, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Sharman Joshi, Kay Kay Menon, and others was a gem. This film proved that Anurag is a bonafide director. Also, Pritam’s music was too good. Everyone has been wondering why doesn’t the filmmaker come u with a sequel for one of his most loved movies!
And now here the wait is over. The filmmaker announced the casting news for Life in a Metro sequel and it will star Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor, and Rajkummar Rao are the rumours surrounding the town for the past few months.
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As per the reports, Abhishek Bachchan has also been approached for the movie. Anurag gave a story narration to Abhishek and the actor liked the script. Reports also suggest that by the end of October, the film will go on floors. The actor confirmed the same when he took to Instagram and shared a photo of Anurag revealing that he was working on the director’s next.
Abhishek posted the picture with the caption, “On the auspicious day of Dushera we embark on a new journey. I hope Anurag is still smiling after I give my shot and the day is done too! #TakeTwo #ontothenextone.”
Indeed a great news!
Back in August, regarding the casting of the film, Anurag had tweeted, “Casting of an ensemble cast film can only be locked after securing combination dates of all the actors. Bohut mushkil kaam hai, sab ke calendars ek saal ke liye full hain. Aur mein ghode pe sawar hun. Will keep you posted. Final cast will be announced soon.”
Also, for quite a sometimes now, rumors were rife that Abhishek and Aishwarya will be seen in a film together and it will be Gulab Jamun. However, the rumours have become reality. Also, the film will be directed by Anurag Kashyap, talking about this, Abhishek had said, “That film is not directed by Anurag Kashyap. It will have a new director and will be produced by Anurag Kashyap. We are still in talks with Anurag about that and right now we can’t announce anything because I feel the producer is the right person when it comes to announcing a film.”