Director Shoojit Sircar’s Vicky Donor (2012) went on to become a surprise hit at the box office. Although it had Ayushmann Khurrana paired opposite Yami Gautam, his chemistry with veteran actor Annu Kapoor became the talking point. Now, after seven years, Khurrana and Kapoor have teamed up again for Raaj Shaandilyaa’s Dream Girl.
Khurrana shared the news with a picture with Kapoor on his official Twitter page. Co-incidentally, they shot for Dream Girl together for the first time on the day Vicky Donor completed seven years. “It was quite surreal that the day we completed #7yearsofVickyDonor, we shot together for #Dreamgirl where Annu kapoor sir plays my father,” he said.
In Vicky Donor Kapoor plays Dr Baldev Chadha who runs a fertility clinic and sperm bank. He gets Khurrana’s character Vicky involved in the business of sperm donation. Vicky later gets into a relationship with Yami Gautam’s character Ashima. VIcky Donor is Khurrana’s debut film as an actor.
Nushrat Bharucha is cast opposite Khurrana in Dream Girl. The film will also feature Arbaaz Khan, Manjot Singh and Sumona Chakravarti.
This is Shaandilyaa’s directorial debut. He has been a writer on films like Welcome Back (2015), Freaky Ali (2016), Bhoomi (2017) an Bhaiaji Superhit (2018). He has also written the upcoming film Jabariya Jodi (2018), starring Parineeti Chopra and Sidharth Malhotra.
Dream Girl will be in theatres on 13 September.