Khaali Peeli starring Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday was in the last leg of shooting right before the lockdown. They had one to two days worth of shooting left. The team of Khaali Peeli is now back and is in a rush to wrap up the film. Sources say that the rush is to ensure a digital release as soon as possible.
Maqbool Khan is the film's director. The film is being bankrolled by Ali Abbas Zafar and Himanshu Mehra. According to reports, Ali Abbas Zafar's production team has received information that the pending shoot shall be regulated in the city by August-end. A source from the team spoke to Mid-Day about the game-plan. The team has a few pending sequences with Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday. The director Maqbool Khan is keen on filming the remaining portions before August 20th. He is also working towards setting up an indoor studio for the 2-day shoot.
The post-production work on the film has been in the works over the last few months. The source also stated that Ali Abbas Zafar is quite keen on wrapping up shooting as soon as possible so he can work towards a digital release. He has already initiated talks with streaming services, added the source. According to reports, the team will adhere to all rules and regulations while shooting. It looks like audiences can watch Khaali Peeli sooner than expected.
Ishaan Khatter and Annaya Panday had previously shared glimpses from the sets of Khaal Pheeli while shooting. Intriguing posters and behind the scenes videos have piqued the audience's attention over the last couple of months. Khaali Peeli follows the tale of a boy and a girl who meet each other in the middle of the night. The film is the Bollywood remake of the Telugu film Taxiwaala.