Six years after Phata Poster Nikla Hero, director Rajkumar Santoshi is all set to direct Badboy. The latest development in the story is that the cast of the film has been locked.
The film will launch two new faces, Namashi Chakraborty and Amrin Qureshi. While Namashi is the son of veteran actor, Mithun Chakraborty and Amrin is producer Sajid Qureshi’s daughter.
In an interview, to a leading daily, Sajid Qureshi, “He (Rajkumar Santoshi) had several rounds of auditions before deciding on them and thereafter put both of them through some acting workshops.”
The daily also reported that film, a romantic comedy, will be shot in Mumbai and Bengaluru for about 65 days and a few songs will be shot outside the country.
Namashi will also be seen in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15, which stars Ayushmann Khurrana.
Badboy is produced by Sajid Qureshi's Inbox Pictures. It is tentatively scheduled for a Diwali 2019 release.
Stay tuned to Box Office India for more updates.