Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor are the frontrunners for the titular role of Sharaabi
Head of T-Series Bhushan Kumar to collaborate with Abhishek Kapoor for a new flick. Touted to be a comedy entertainer and the subject is about unstable alcoholic titled Sharaabhi. Makers are under the process of finalizing male lead for this movie. It seems that Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor are the frontrunners for the titular role of Sharaabi.
Makers shortlisted Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor for the title of Sharaabhi. They approached both the actors and both the actors shown a keen interest in playing male lead for this project. However, no one is officially confirmed for the project. They still to take a final decision. Once they are done looking from all the parameters makers will make an official announcement.
However, co-incidentally Shahid Kapoor will be playing a similar role to some extent in his movie Kabir Singh directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. Kiara Advani playing the female lead. This movie is a remake of Telugu Blockbuster film Arjun Reddy. Arjun Kapoor currently filming for the films India Most Wanted and historical film Panipat.
Co-producer Pragya Kapoor came up with a public statement regarding the project 'We are currently in talks for the casting but it’s too soon to talk about it. A formal announcement will be made soon and it’s definitely going be special because it’s a titular role'. As we all know that Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan acted as a hero in a film Sharaabhi which was released in 1984, was a cult hit bought Amitabh the versatile status for him.