‘Kesari’ Director Anurag Singh Might Direct Varun Dhawan Starrer ‘Sanki’

Avya Sharma
Varun Dhawan (Source: Instagram | @varundvn)
Varun Dhawan (Source: Instagram | @varundvn)

Akshay Kumar starrer, Kesari was one of the biggest hits of 2019. The period action drama directed by Anurag Singh was appreciated by the audience owing to which it worked pan-India. And now according to a report by Bollywood Hungama, the filmmaker is all set to helm Varun Dhawan‘s next, titled Sanki. The film will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.

The publication quoted a source close to the development as saying—

Kesari was a very successful film and it got Anurag Singh noticed. He has already made a mark with some very entertaining films in Punjabi cinema and Kesari’s success gave a boost to his career. He was offered several films and finally, he decided to come on board for Sanki. He knows the pulse of the audience and hence the team of the film feel he’ll be the right person to helm the subject of Sanki.

Penned by Rajat Arora, the film is reportedly an adaptation of a successful South film.

The source further added that—

Varun Dhawan will be playing to the gallery in this actioner. He has grown up enjoying such films and is happy that he’s finally getting a chance to act in this space. Audiences have accepted him in comic roles and with Sanki; they are going to love him in the action avatar as well.”