With Akshay Kumar having shot and completed the Bell Bottom‘s schedule in the UK, filmmakers back home are now all geared up to kick-start new projects. According to a report by MidDay, helmer Abhishek Kapoor has assembled his team in Chandigarh and is all set to start shooting for the Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor‘s untitled film.
With this actor, Ayushamann will be returning to sets after seven months. The publication quoted producer Pragya Kapoor as saying, “We will start our first schedule this weekend. It’s been such a difficult time for everyone. Now, we are all itching to step out and have our creative juices flowing“.
The report also mentioned that initially, the makers had planned to conduct a month-long shoot in Chandigarh, however, they have now decided to proceed according to the circumstances. Pragya Kapoor reasoned, “It’s not easy to have a locked plan during such uncertain times. Our aim is to take one day at a time and make sure everyone is safe while achieving the creative vision“. She also shared that the team had been working on the pre-production for the past three months, post which director Abhishek hand-picked a the skeletal crew for the Chandigarh schedule. She was quoted as saying, “We have had the entire team tested at every stage, put a stringent SOP [standard operating procedure] in place and are functioning with a lean crew.”
The film will see the Andhadhun actor playing the role of a cross-functional athlete for which he has already begun his physical prep.