According to a source close to the project, Aditya Chopra is really happy and excited with the reaction the trailer has generated.
“From the first look itself, Aditya has become positive about the film. He is so content and glad with the team that he has given the go-ahead to Atul and Arjun to plan their next film,” added the source.
Arjun made his debut with 2012 political thriller “Ishaqzaade”, which was produced by Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films (YRF).
Interestingly, Arjun’s debut film released in May last year and “Aurangzeb” too is coming out May 17.
Aditya is very happy with Arjun Kapoor’s work, so much so that he signed Arjun for “Aurangzeb” even before “Ishaqzaade” released, said the source and added: “Adi feels that Arjun is an actor with huge potential. He is a performer who can pull out diverse roles and is yet to be explored.”
A crime thriller about land mafia and police, “Aurangzeb” is YRF’s first association with director Atul Sabbarwal, who directed television series “Powder” for YRF Television.
If “Aurangzeb” has seasoned actors like Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, and Amrita Singh, it also features southern star Prithviraj Sukumaran and marks the debut of Sashaa Agha, daughter of “Nikaah” fame Pakistani actress Salma Agha.
–Indo-Asian News Service