Sunday, 24 October, 2021

Priyanka, Katrina, Alia to star in Farhan’s ‘Jee Le Zaraa’

Priyanka, Katrina, Alia to star in Farhan’s ‘Jee Le Zaraa’
(From Left) Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt

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.

Excel Entertainment was founded by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar in 1999. From having won national awards for their first couple of films like ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and ‘Rock On’, to being India's official entry at the 92nd Academy Awards for Gully Boy, this duo's always made a mark in films over the years. Truly, this announcement of ‘Jee Le Zaraa' two decades later, is one most exciting ways to celebrate this milestone for Excel Entertainment in collaboration with Tiger Baby, as the popular demand for another road trip chronicle turns into reality for the audience.

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.