Shahid Kapoor got the biggest hit of his career with Sandeep Raddy Vanga’s Kabir Singh. The film also proved profitable for the producers. Post this, Shahid is gearing up another Hindi remake of Telugu film, Jersey. The film is going on floors on December 13. Meanwhile, ahead of the film’s shoot, Shahid opened up about having butterflies in his stomach, nervousness and sleeplessness. He took to Twitter to thank fans for their concerns and wishes for his health.
Thank you all for all the concern and wishes. Last 2 weeks I was out of action but am well and raring to go now. #Jersey shoot starts tomorrow. As usual pre shoot nervousness. Sleepless and anxious. Every character is a new challenge. And the responsibility of finding truth.
— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) December 11, 2019
Responding to Shahid’s tweet, the film’s lead Mrunal Thakur stated that she also felt nervousness for getting the chance to perform with two of her favourite actors – Shahid and Pankaj Kapoor. The film will be directed by Gowtham Tinnanauri who wrote and directed the original Telugu film as well. The Bollywood remake of Jersey is slated to release on August 28, 2020.