Shahid Kapoor to play a boxer in Raja Krishna​ Menon’s next

Shahid Kapoor is currently busy shooting for Batti Gul Meter Chalu opposite Shraddha Kapoor and is also on daddy duty as Mira Rajput Kapoor is expecting their second child. Now, the news is that Kapoor has signed Airlift director, Raja Krishna Menon’s next, which is based on the life of a boxer. For this film, Kapoor will go into a training for three months, before the shoot commences in December.

A source revealed to a leading daily, “Shahid will begin the prep for Raja’s film simultaneously with the prep for his other film, the Hindi remake of Arjun Reddy helmed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. Both films require him to look lean and train in action. Raja’s team is currently on the lookout for a professional boxer who will train Shahid for the part. They are also looking for an actress to play his leading lady.”

Meanwhile, the hunt for the leading lady for this film is also on. Will this film be a male version of Mary Kom?

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