Actress Taapsee Pannu will be next seen in ‘Woh Ladki Hai Kaha?’ with Scam 1992 fame actor Pratik Gandhi. After announcing her another upcoming film, Do Baa Raa, Taapsee Pannu announced another film – Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan? , which will be will be directed by Arshad Syed and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur.
Pratik Gandhi, who shot to fame with last year’s web series ‘Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story,’ has started shooting for his upcoming romantic comedy film Atithi Bhooto Bhava in Mathura. The film also features Jackie Shroff in a pivotal role and actress Sharmin Segal in the female lead. Helmed by Hardik Gajjar, the film Is slated to release later this year.
Confirming the news, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Monday: “TAAPSEE – PRATIK GANDHI: NEW FILM ANNOUNCEMENT… #TaapseePannu and #PratikGandhi [won accolades for his act in #Scam1992] to star in #WohLadkiHaiKahaan?… Starts 2021-end… Directed by Arshad Syed… Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur.”
TAAPSEE – PRATIK GANDHI: NEW FILM ANNOUNCEMENT… #TaapseePannu and #PratikGandhi [won accolades for his act in #Scam1992] to star in #WohLadkiHaiKahaan?… Starts 2021-end… Directed by Arshad Syed… Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur. pic.twitter.com/lIXzFXEjhb
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 22, 2021
On the other hand, Taapsee Pannu has her kitty full with upcoming projects like Rashmi Rocket, Looop Lapeta, Haseen Dillruba, Dobaaraa and Shabaash Mithu.
According to the makers, Gandhi, who shot to fame with last year’s web series “Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story”, will play a chauvinistic brat who “finds himself compelled to take a riotous, madcap ride with Taapsee’s character, whose attitude to life is the diametrical opposite of his.”
The film will be written and directed by “Breathe Into The Shadows” co-writer Arshad Syed. Roy Kapur said he decided to back the movie immediately after Syed narrated his “charming and delightful” screenplay.
“We are especially excited to be working with Taapsee, who brings so much energy and exuberance to the screen, and Pratik, who blew us all away with his incredible performance in ‘Scam’. We are also very happy that Arshad, who is already known as a superb writer, will make his directorial debut with this film,” the producer said in a statement.
Pannu, 33, said she loved the “strong, thoroughly unique and entertaining” character Syed wrote for her and is looking forward to start the film. “It is very exciting to partner with a producer as prolific as Sid, as well as Pratik, whose performance in Scam left a lasting impression on me,” Pannu said.
“Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan?” will mark Gandhi’s first Hindi project post his massive success with the Hansal Mehta-directed web series.
he 40-year-old Gujarati actor said the film came to him at a time when he was looking for something remarkably different from his web show.
“I feel truly privileged to be a part of this project and to be working with the stellar team of Taapsee, Arshad and Sid. I was looking to dive into something totally different after ‘Scam’ and this role ticked all the boxes. I am sure it will be a fun ride ahead and I can’t wait to start,” the actor said.
“Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan?” is set to go on floors by the end of the year. The makers are currently in the process of locking rest of the cast.