Saif Ali Khan joins Yash Raj Films’ Bunty Aur Babli sequel?


Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan

Last seen in Eros International and Colour Yellow Productions’ Laal Kaptaan (2019), Saif Ali Khan has some interesting projects lined-up for release in 2020. He will start his New Year with the release of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior wherein he is playing the antagonist. Made under the banner of Ajay Devgn Ffilms, the historical drama also features superstar Ajay Devgn and Kajol in lead roles. The Om Raut directorial is scheduled to hit the marquee on 10th January, 2020.

Exactly a month after the release of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Khan will be seen in his home production Jawaani Jaaneman, co-starring Alaia Furniturewala and Tabu. The film marks the acting debut of Alaia Furniturewala who is the daughter of former model and actress Pooja Bedi. Jawaani Jaaneman enters theatres on 7th February, 2020.

 

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Jawaani Jaaneman is expected to be followed by the premiere of Amazon Prime Video’s next original series Tandav, wherein Saif Ali Khan plays an ambitious politician. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar of Sultan (2016), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and Bharat (2019) fame is calling the shots for the project.

The latest we hear that Saif Ali Khan has just joined Rani Mukerji and Siddhant Chaturvedi on the cast of Bunty Aur Babli 2, a sequel to Yash Raj Films’ superhit crime romantic comedy Bunty Aur Babli (2005), originally starring Abhishek Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji in central characters.

While the original film was directed by filmmaker Shaad Ali, the sequel will be helmed by Varun V Sharma who has earlier written Sultan for Yash Raj Films. Apart from Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji and Siddhant Chaturvedi, Bunty Aur Babli 2 also features debutante Sharvari Wagh. Character details have yet not been revealed.

Yash Raj Films is yet to make an official announcement though.