'Mr Lele': This is why the creators cornered Janhvi Kapoor for the Shashank Khaitan movie

Janhvi Kapoor, who is currently filming for his film 'Dostana 2', is news for Shashank Khaitan 's' Mr. Lele ', which also presents Varun Dhawan & Bhumi Pednekar . When it was confirmed that Kiara Advani is no longer a part of Shashank Khaitan 's upcoming director, rumors were are rife that Janhvi is replacing her.

According to the recent report in Mumbai Mirror , it is confirmed that Janhvi will be reuniting with Shashank Khaitan , who directed her debut film 'Dhadak', for ' Mr. Lele '. Yes, you heard that right. According to a source close to the development, the 22-year-old actress will play the protagonist alongside Varun & Bhumi. “The makers were keen to get Janhvi on board as she & Varun haven’t worked together before. The team had a narration for her last week & she instantly agreed. The film is currently in the pre-production stage,” the source shared, adding that ' Mr. Lele ' is a comic-thriller in the commercial space.

“The dialogue draft for the film is currently in the works & it is expected to go on the floors in the first week of March,” said the source.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Janhvi will star in Gunjan Saxena biopic, which is directed by debutant Sharan Sharma & co-stars Angad Bedi & Pankaj Tripathi. She also has 'RoohiAfzana' opposite Rajkummar Rao , the second film of the Dinesh Vijan horror comedy series after 'Stree' (2018). Janhvi Kapoor gets emotional as she wraps up 'Gunjan Saxena : The Kargil Girl', shares BTS pics Facebook Twitter Pintrest