Ashwini Iyer Tiwari directing romcom based in Uttar Pradesh

Ashwini Iyer Tiwari...Shooting to begin in October.

Ashwini Iyer Tiwari…Shooting to begin in October.

Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkumar Rao are teaming up for director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s next film “Bareilly Ki Barfi”.

Ashwini, who made her debut earlier with with Swara Bhaskar-starrer “Nil Battey Sannata”, revealed the news on her Twitter page.

“Excited,nervous 2 direct lovely @kritisanon @ayushmannk @RajkummarRao in a different story close to my #bareillykibarfi!” she tweeted.

Talking about ‘Bareily Ki Barfi’ she says it is romcom rooted in Uttar Pradesh.

Priti Shahani, President of Junglee Pictures said: “We plan to shoot in the first week of October after conducting a few workshops with the actors in September.“

Describing the characters she said, Ayushmann owns a printing press, Rajkumar is an author and Kriti plays a liberated, forward-thinking UP girl. Nothing more was revealed.

Ayushmann recently completed a successful tour of the US and Canada. The actor also came out with a new T-Series single “Yahin Hoon Main“ featuring his Vicky Donor co-star, Yami Gautam.

Kriti just wrapped up a schedule of Dinesh Vijan’s Raabta with Sushant Singh Rajput in Mauritius.

Rajkumar Rao who was last seen in Aligarh, has wrapped up Ramesh Sippy’s Shimla Mirchi, Vikramaditya Motwane’s next and Amit Masurkar’s Newton.

When asked how they came up with the creative title a source said, “It’s a fun film. Kriti’s family owns a mithai shop and that’s where the story takes off and hence the title. I always say Kriti is my Bareily Ki Barfi in the film”. – CINEWS

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