Vicky Kaushal is one of the finest actors of his generation. Making his debut in critically acclaimed Masaan, the actor recently won the national award for best actor for his performance in Uri: The Surgical Strike.
The actor has played a number of sensitives roles in the past has been wanting lately to work in a comedy film and it seems we will be able to see him in an “out and out comedy” film.
According to a report on Pinkvilla, he will be playing the lead role in a comedy film which will be produced by Ekta Kapoor who has signed Anees Bazmee for the direction of the film.
The report quoted a source saying, “Talks have been on for sometime now. Anees bhai signed the film a few weeks ago. It’s a family entertainer like his other films, which will be mounted on a huge scale. Ekta has been wanting to work with the director for sometime now and produce an out and out comedy, which will roll sometime next year-end.”
Talking about Vicky Kaushal the source said, “Vicky Kaushal will be essaying the role of the primary hero. Everyone has seen him in varied roles so far and the actor has been wanting to do a good comedy for quite sometime. He had met the filmmaker sometime earlier this year when Bazmee bounced the idea of the project to him. He had liked the idea and now, the script is almost ready. Vicky has given his nod and now, his team is figuring out his dates to get the film rolling.”
Meanwhile, Vicky will be next seen in Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship where he will share the screen space with Bhumi Pednekar. He is also shooting for Shoojit Sircar’s directorial Sardar Udham Singh biopic based on the life of a revolutionary freedom fighter.