Vaani Kapoor is the female lead of Siddharth Anand's next film
Actress Vaani Kapoor, who was last seen in Aditya Chopra's Befikre, will romance actor Hrithik Roshan in Yash Raj Film's next action drama. The official page of YRF (Yash Raj Films) unveiled on Twitter today that the 'talented' young heroine Vaani is the female lead of the action spectacle of 2019. The film will also feature Tiger Shroff. Of Vaani, director Siddharth Anand said, "While the film is primarily Hrithik vs Tiger, there is only one girl in the film, who is opposite Hrithik. I was looking for young and fresh energy in the casting and I have found that in Vaani Kapoor."
Vaani made her Bollywood debut with Maneesh Sharma's 2013 film Shuddh Desi Romance, co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra. Her performance earned her several awards and nominations, including the Best Female Debut at the 59th Filmfare Awards. Of Vaani, the director added, "I have loved Vaani as an actor in both her films and after meeting her I was fully convinced that she is the best girl for my film."
Recently, On the occasion of filmmaker Yash Chopra's birth anniversary, Yash Raj Films delighted everyone by sharing the news of Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's collaboration on their official Twitter account and the actors were also seen engaging in a Twitter conversation. "Sir @iHrithik. You are my Guru. But you should know when the game changes. #HrithikVsTiger," wrote Tiger Shroff, to which Hrithik responded, "A Guru will always have that one trick, he doesn't teach his student. @iTIGERSHROFF #HrithikVsTiger."
The shooting of the yet-untitled film will begin in April next year. It is currently scheduled to hit the screens on January 25th, 2019.