Saif Ali Khan to play character of chef in Hollywood remake

Saif...Being trained in culinary skills.

Saif…Being trained in culinary skills.

Actor Saif Ali Khan’s next film will be a remake of a Hollywood movie.

He will soon begin shooting for the film soon, the title of which has been borrowed from the same American movie Chef.

Chef is a 2014 American comedy, written, produced and directed by Jon Favreau. The Bollywood film will be directed by Airlift director Raja Krishna Menon.

“The film will start shooting this October and we will soon lock the release date. The film is set in India. We will travel to lot of places from Kerala to Goa to Delhi to Rajasthan to Punjab. Also, we might be going to Europe for a small portion,” producers said.

Saif will be trained in culinary skills from next week. “He (Saif) has started his basic training for the film. He will start learning culinary skills next week under the guidance of professionals (chefs),” a source said.

The film is a story of a professional chef, who quits his job at a popular Los Angeles restaurant to launch a food truck business with a friend and his son.

The female lead and the other members of the cast are yet to be selected.

The remake will be produced by Abundantia Entertainment, Eros International and Alumbra Entertainment. – CINEWS

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