In 2017, Telugu cinema witnessed an unconventional film in the form of Arjun Reddy. The movie was a bold take on love, failed relationships and self-destruction. Playing the lead role was Vijay Devarakonda whose rebellious act was highly praised by the critics, fans and celebs. In fact, the movie ranked third on IMDb’s list of top 10 Indian films of the year. That’s why it came as no surprise when it was announced that the film was officially being remade. That’s when BollywoodLife decided to ask you guys whom you would like to see as Arjun Reddy. Shahid Kapoor won the poll and now guess what he has come aboard officially to play the lead hero! The movie will reportedly go on floors this July. Now that the lead hero has been zeroed in, the hunt for the female lead is on. Here are our choices: It’s official! Shahid Kapoor confirms that he will play the lead in the Hindi remake of Arjun Reddy, asks fans to wish him luck
Janhvi Kapoor – Janhvi Kapoor might be making her debut in July but she is already a sensation! Her film, Dhadak is much awaited as she appears on the silver screen for the first time. With her being one of the top stars of the gen-next, it’s no wonder the makers are considering her. She is already an epitome of grace, style and is hugely popular. With her joining Arjun Reddy, the movie only gets bigger
Sara Ali Khan – She is another star kid making her film debut, and has created a furor in the film circuit. At a recent engagement party, she made everyone sit up with her sensuous moves. That’s not all. She is all set to share screen space with Ranveer Singh in Simmba. She also shot for Kedarnath with Sushant Singh Rajput. If she comes aboard Arjun Reddy, it will be one crackling project!
Shalini Pandey – She was also part of the original Telugu film. In fact the actress made her debut on the silver screen in 2017. Who better than her to reprise her role in the Hindi version? It will be interesting to compare the chemistry she shared with Devarakonda to the one she will share with Shahid Kapoor.
Zaira Wasim – The actress has already made a mark for herself in films like Dangal and Secret Superstar. She already proved that she is a force to reckon with. After two performance-oriented roles, it will be interesting to see her in a love story.
Now that we have put forth the choices, it’s time for you to vote and tell us, who do you think should be cast opposite Shahid Kapoor in the Arjun Reddy remake.