It was last year when the filmmaker Shakun Batra took to Instagram and posted a still from a leading tabloid which reads - “Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ananya Panday to feature in Shakun Batra’s next.” Dharma Production’s next untitled venture, with the trio, had a shooting schedule in Sri-Lanka from April to May. However, the plan got pushed due to the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
After the lockdown inflicted in the country, Shakun Batra was planning to begin shooting for the movie by the next year but it appears that he is all set up to kick things off a bit early for his upcoming directorial. As per the latest reports, Sri Lanka has opened airports for tourism and the flights will hopefully resume by November.
More in the account of the film’s plot, Shakun’s this project will be an intriguing relationship drama which will follow the story of characters stuck in a morally ambiguous zone. It would be the third collaboration of director Batra with Karan Johar. Shakun has earlier directed "Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu" and "Kapoor and Sons" for Dharma Productions.
The filmmaker Shakun Batra to a leading newspaper said - I have had a wonderful journey with Karan and his production house for almost a decade now, and I can't wait to get back into the director's chair for my next."
Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ananya Pandey starrer untitled will hit the screens on Valentine’s Day 2021.