News is out and confirmed. Saif Ali Khan and R. Madhavan will team up for a period drama. The two superstars will reunite after 17 long years post Rehna Hain Tere Dil Mein for this ambitious project. The film will be an Anand L. Rai production and will be directed by Navdeep Singh.
As this is a period film, Chhote Nawab and Maddy will learn horse riding along with sword fighting. Of course Chhote Nawab is already well-acquainted with both, considering his royal legacy, can Maddy pull off such stunts? According to news reports, the two will have drastically different looks as they will be taking help of prosthetics for capturing the true essence of the characters. Sonakshi Sinha will also be seen in a cameo in this movie.
The shoot has already started in Rajasthan and the team and crew who are part of this period drama had been working on the details of the prosthetics for the movie. After a final look test, the film is all set to roll. Zoya Hussain who made her debut with Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz has been signed as the female lead.
Saif Ali Khan was last seen in Akshat Verma’s directorial debut Kalakaandi and will also be seen in an important role in Bazaar. Madhavan too will be found in an interesting venture in Amazon Prime’s upcoming web series Breathe.
Last time when Saif and Maddy shared screen space together, they were seen as arch rivals. Will this period film revive that enmity in a new avatar? Let’s wait and watch.