After Salman Khan’s Race 3 which has done exceptionally well the business of Rs 300 crores at the box office, Jacqueline Fernandez has grabbed another film, a remake of Kannada blockbuster “Kirik Party”. The actress will be seen sharing the screen space with PKP 2 fame Kartik Aaryan.
Speculations had been doing around on the social media that Kartik and Jacqueline will be seen together in Kirik Party but now the news has been confirmed by trade analyst Taran Adarsh who took to his twitter and wrote, “Jacqueline Fernandez in the Hindi remake of #Kannada smash hit #KirikParty… Stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead… Produced by Ajay Kapoor [in the pic with Jacqueline], Dheeraj Wadhawan and Vrithika Laykar… Directed by Abhishek Jain.”
Kirik Party was released in 2016, showcased the journey of engineering students and now Jackie is likely to essay the part played by Rashmika Mandanna in the original. The actress was quoted by Mumbai Mirror as saying, “It’s a great script with blockbuster music. I look forward to working with Kartik and Abhishek (Jain) for the first time. This role is really special”.
National Award winner Abhishek Jain will make his directorial debut in Bollywood who is known for his work in the Gujarati film industry such as Wrong Side Raju. This movie is being produced by Ajay Kapoor of Kyta Productions. Further detailed are yet to be disclosed by the makers however the film is likely to go the floors by this October.
Kirik Party already has a remake in the Telugu language, titled Kirrak Party, featuring Nikhil Siddharth, Simran Pareenja, and Samyuktha.
Talking about Kartik’s work front, he is busy shooting Luka Chuppi, which is directed by Laxman Utekar alongside Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi, and Aparshakti Khurrana. Meanwhile, Jacqueline Fernandez, who was seen vacationing in Italy recently, has grabbed Tarun Mansukhani’s Drive alongside Sushant Singh Rajput.