ETimes has learnt that Wamiqa Gabbihas been roped in as the second leading lady in the movie. A source told ETimes, “The makers held a small muhurat of the film at a five star hotel in Mumbai recently.
The special screening of Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Bawaal was attended by David Dhawan and his wife Karuna, director Atlee, Tamannaah Bhatia, Nora Fatehi, Boney Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Arjun Kapoor, Karan Johar, Manish Malhotra among several others.
South actress Keerthy Suresh has already been finalized and Wamiqa has also joined the cast. The remake of Theri will have the same plot but the entire narrative has been changed for the Hindi audience.” With Atlee producing this venture,Kalees will be calling the shots.
Currently, Varun is busy with the promotions of ‘Bawaal’, co-starring Janhvi. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, this film is scheduled for an OTT release on July 21. Speaking about working with the ‘Dangal’ director, Varun had shared, “Working with Nitesh sir was always on my bucket list. I still remember, I often asked Nitesh sir to make a film with me in covid times. Finally, after 7 8 months, he had a story for me. I personally feel it is one of my best characters. This is closest to the reality.”