Shahid Kapoor has bagged the role of the lead protagonist in the Hindi remake of Jersey. Previously a Telugu film, Gowtham Tinnanauri, who also helmed the original movie will be directing the film. Having delivered a huge success with the release of Kabir Singh, Shahid is now eyeing another big role soon.
The original Telugu film revolves around it's protagonist Arjun who is on his way to make a name for himself in the Indian Cricket team.
On casting Shahid Kapoor Gowtham said: "I'm really looking forward to remaking my film 'Jersey' in Hindi and taking it to national audiences and there is no one better than Shahid Kapoor to recreate the magic of the original for Hindi audiences"
The film will be 'Jersey' and is being produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, and Dil Raju. Movie will release on 28th August, 2020.