Sushant & Rajkummar Rao to team up after five years

A couple of days back, it was everywhere in the news that Sushant Singh Rajput and Rajkummar Rao were set to join hands again after Kai Po Che! in Satish Kaushik’s next directorial. However, the news was rubbished by Satish within hours of it inflaming the internet.

But looks like that Sushant and Rajkummar have caught the attention of another filmmaker who wants to cast them together in his forthcoming film. We are talking about Dangal fame Nitesh Tiwari who is, reportedly, directing Sajid Nadiadwala’s next venture and wants both the actors in the movie.

“Nitesh’s film is a two-hero project. It’s a college drama with a social message. It’s a celebration of life, love and about embracing success and failure,” says a source.

Tiwari is keen to rope in Rajkummar Rao to play the second male lead in his film. Another source confirms, “Nitesh is keen on signing Raj. Both of them have had a few meetings where they have discussed the project. They admire each other’s work and the actor has also liked the script.”

“Rajkummar is working out his dates because he’s committed to a lot of other films. The team is awaiting his approval and they plan to announce it only after everything is locked,” the source adds.

Meanwhile, Rajput is shooting for his two upcoming films, Kedarnath and Son Chiraiya. Rao is also shooting for three films together, including Fanne Khan, Stree and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.