Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor will shoot for “Half Girlfriend” and the remake of “O Kandhal Kanmani” after she finishes the shooting of “Baaghi” and “Rock On 2”.
“I’m very excited to be working on ‘Half Girlfriend’ and the ‘Ok Kanmani’ remake’, I’ll start shooting for them after ‘Baaghi’ and ‘Rock On’,” Shraddha said at the launch of photographer Dabboo Ratnani’s calendar.
Arjun Kapoor has been finalized to star opposite Shraddha in the adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s “Half Girlfriend”, to be directed by her “Ek Villain” director Mohit Suri.
Earlier, Sushant Singh Rajput was set to star in it but he backed out due to date issues.
The names of actresses Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon were being discussed, but it was Shraddha who bagged the role.
The remake of Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film “O Kandhal Kanmani” will be helmed by “Saathiya” director Shaad Ali and will reunite her with rumoured real-life love Aditya Roy Kapur after their blockbuster “Aashiqui 2”.
Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions will produce the film and it will have music by maestro A.R. Rahman.
Shraddha, who had shown her dancing skills in “ABCD 2”, will display her singing skills in “Rock On 2” and “Baaghi”, which sees her reuniting with school friend Tiger Shroff.