Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday to share screen space soon in Shakun Batra's next
Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday have been roped in as the leads in director Shakun Batra's next venure
Karan Johar announced Deepika Padukone’s new project with Shakun Batra - a relationship drama that also stars Sidhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday.
The yet-to-be-titled project will mark the next step in Batra's collaboration with producer-director Karan Johar after Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012) and Kapoor & Sons (2016).
Described as a relationship drama, Shakun said the film will see its character finding themselves "stuck in a morally ambiguous zone".
"I have had a wonderful journey with Karan and his production house for almost a decade now, and I can't wait to get back into the director's chair for my next," the director said in a statement.
Karan and Shakun will produce the film alongside Apoorva Mehta.
"Shakun has directed one of the most acclaimed films of Dharma Productions Kapoor & Sons.
"With this movie, he also turns producer with us. His upcoming directorial is an intriguing relationship drama, which will release on Valentine's Day 2021. I am proud and excited about Shakun's vision as a versatile filmmaker," Karan said.
The film will go on floors early next year with a release date of February 12, 2021.
Deepika is currently awaiting the release of acid attack survivor story Chhapaak. The Meghna