Sidharth Malhotra will do Raj Kumar Gupta’s untitled next?


Sidharth Malhotra has already announced three affirmed ventures – “Reload” which is slated to release in August, the “Ittefaq” remake that will be up for release by the 2017-year end and “Aiyaary” which will hit theaters amid the Republic Day weekend in January 2018. Sidharth is the only performing artist to declare three movies which will release in the next couple of months.

A leading daily now informs that Sidharth has signed on to do yet another film. A source near the daily uncovers, “Raj Kumar Gupta has been preparing a script — a thriller — for over a year now. Since the script is ready, he has moved toward Sid, who has liked the story and is keen on doing the film. His team is working out the dates for the film.”
The report further suggests that the film is going be a thriller and Sidharth plans to begin shooting for the film by the year end, once he finishes shooting for Neeraj Pandey’s ‘Aiyaary’.

Raj Kumar Gupta had additionally declared ‘Section 84’ featuring Kareena Kapoor Khan. However, post Kareena left the project, the film failed to see the light of the day. The film since has been put on hold. When the daily further questioned if it is a same film with a male protagonist, the source rubbished the gossipy tidbits and included, “Raj is not making ‘Section 84’ anymore. That remains on hold until another director picks the story up from its essayist. This is a thriller with a national and patriotic angle to it.”