Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana will team up for Shoojit Sircar’s next film, Gulabo Sitabo. Touted to be a comedy based in Lucknow, the film go on floors in June. Like his previous films, Shoojit has collaborated with writer Juhi Chaturvedi for Gulabo Sitabo as well.
A Mumbai Mirror report quoted Shoojit as saying, “Juhi and I have been working on this script for a while now. We all know whenever she comes up with a story, it has her trademark quirk. As soon as I read it, I shared it with Mr Bachchan and Ayushmann at the same time. I thought it would take some time to develop and take it forward, but everyone was so enthusiastic to work on this script, they figured out their dates and here we are, planning to release the film this year itself.”
To be produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, the film is likely to hit theatres in November. While Ayushmann made his Bollywood debut with Shoojit’s Vicky Donor in 2012, Amitabh has worked with the filmmaker in Deepika Padukone starrer Piku that proved to be a hit in 2015.