Kartik Aaryan has been locked up in his Juhu apartment for the past seven months, entertaining his fans with his videos on social media. Now the actor is ready to trade his home videos for his place under the arc lights. mid-day has learned that Aaryan will be teaming up with Aarya director Ram Madhvani on a thriller, which will hit floors in the first week of December.
A fan of Madhvani’s hijacking drama Neerja (2016), the actor has been in talks with the director for over a year. While the filmmaker had discussed a few ideas Kartik Aaryan, the latter gave his nod to the thriller, as he hasn’t tried the genre so far. “The film will be shot at multiple locations in Mumbai on a start-to-finish schedule. Although scheduled as a monthly schedule, the makers have left a two-week buffer in case an unforeseen situation arises,” said a source. , adding that pre-production is underway.
Aaryan was recently spotted with long hair at Manish Malhotra’s fashion show. The new haircut is part of his look for the project. The source added, “Kartik has started preparations for the film. Although he initially waited for the COVID-19 curve to level off before going to work, he eventually decided to resume work on this project. After finishing it. from this film he will return to the universe of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 in February 2021. “
Madhvani has his plate full too – as he kicks off the second season of Sushmita Sen-fronted Aarya in Dubai next month, he will hand over the reins to co-director Sandeep Modi before returning to Mumbai in late November.
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