Introducing the next road trip film in their lineup, after 'Dil Chahta Hai' and 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' - Excel Entertainment extends this genre to the girls this time, in collaboration with Tiger Baby for a project titled ‘Jee Le Zaraa' starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt in the lead, reports Mid-day. The makers are back with a bang and this one's definitely the biggest announcement of 2021, written by Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Reema Kagti; produced by Reema Kagti, Zoya Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar.
What makes this even more special is that the film will be directed by Farhan Akhtar and will be releasing in 2023. So, fasten your seatbelts, it's about time the girls took the car out.
The 47-year-old filmmaker said he is looking forward to working on the film, which he announced on the 20th anniversary of his directorial debut 'Dil Chahta Hai'.
"Did someone say road trip? Thrilled to announce my next film as director and what better day than 20 years of 'Dil Chahta Hai' to do it. "#JeeLeZaraa with @priyankachopra #KatrinaKaif @aliaa08 will commence filming in 2022 and I cannot wait to get this show on the road," Farhan, who is returning to direction after over a decade following the release of his Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Don 2", said.
In the past, both siblings Farhan and Zoya have directed successful road trip films "Dil Chahta Hai" (2001), "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" (2011) and "Dil Dhadakne Do" (2015). "Jee Le Zaraa" is slated to be released in 2023.