Sidharth Malhotra is on a roll after the enormous success of Dharma Productions’ Shershaah, and he’s being approached by big production houses to cast him in their films. Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment is one of them, and the actor has already granted his formal approval for a film directed by Gauri Shinde to the company.
Meanwhile, Sidharth Malhotra is working on a number of big-budget projects. He’s also in talks with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment for a slice-of-life film helmed by Gauri Shinde, who directed Dear Zindagi.
A source close to the development told News18, “Many filmmakers are now trying to bank on the success of Shershaah. One of the films that Sidharth Malhotra is close to the heels of signing is English Vinglish director Gauri Shinde’s next, which is a slice of life comedy and it will be produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. The actor has loved the script and has given an informal nod. The formalities are expected to happen soon.”
The insider further shares that the yet-untitled project is expected to start in the second half of 2022, “Sidharth is currently busy with Yodha in which he will reprise the role of a soldier again. Once he finishes shooting, he will get onto the promotions of Mission Majnu which is scheduled to release on May 13 and later Thank You which is expected to arrive in July 2022. After which the actor will start working with Gauri Shinde around September.”
Although nothing has been confirmed yet, we just have to wait for an official announcement from the makers.