Shahid Kapoor joins hands with writer and director of “Toilet Ek Prem Katha” for yet another satirical comedy based on Indian Electricity system, the movie is titled “Batti Gul Meter Chalu”.
Dapper actor Shahid Kapoor released the teaser of “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” on his social media account. The actor made the big announcement on the special day of Diwali. He captioned the teaser, “Let’s celebrate the festival of light with the hope that soon electricity will be a right and not a privilege for all. #BattiGulMeterChalu #ShreeNarayanSingh @kriarj @TSeries”
Post release of Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor will start working on the film, which will be helmed by director Shree Narayan Singh of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha fame.
The film will highlight the problem of electricity. The latest development is since the film is based on the issue of astronomical light and electricity bills that citizens face, the makers thought it ideal to launch the title and teaser of the film on the festival of lights.
The movie is produced by KriArj Entertainment and T-Series, tackling the common man’s plight against escalating electricity bills. Together they hope to make another memorable film that reaches a wide spectrum of audiences across the country.
Shahid Kapoor is currently promoting Padmavati, which is helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhasali, based on Padmavat an epic poem written in 1540 CE.
Padmavati is a period drama film also featuring Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmavati, alongside Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Jim Sarbh.
The movie releases on 1st December 2017.