Directed by Gowtham Thinnanuri, Telugu film Jersey went huge hit and it stands as one of the biggest hits in Natural Star Nani’s career. Nani has romanced Shraddha Srinath for Jersey. The film is now being remade in Hindi with Shahid Kapoor as main lead.
It is known that Shahid Kapoor earlier has done Kabir Singh, which is also remake of Telugu super hit film (Arjun Reddy). Kabir Singh was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, who earlier made Arjun Reddy in Telugu.
After Sandeep Reddy, once again Shahid Kapoor has opted Telugu director Gowtham Tinnanuri for his next flick Jersey. On the other hand, Super 30 fame Mrinal Thakur was roped in for romantic interest of Shahid Kapoor in Hindi Jersey.
Earlier it was reported that Rashmika Mandanna, Kajal Agarwal and Rakul Preet Singh are in consideration for the role, but it is learnt that Shahid has opted Mrinal Thakur for Jersey.