Not Arjun Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor finalised to star in Arjun Reddy's Hindi remake?

Shahid Kapoor has reportedly replaced Arjun Kapoor to star in the Hindi remake of Telugu hit film Arjun Reddy which starred Vijay Devarakonda in the titular role.
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A lot has been reported about the casting of Arjun Reddy's Hindi remake. Earlier, it was said that Ranveer Singh was approached, then Varun Dhawan's name had popped up. Then it was reported that Arjun Kapoor has been finalised to play the lead role in the film.

Earlier, a source informed MidDay, "Discussions have been on for a long time as Arjun has his date diary full. He is planning to kick off the Hindi remake in 2019." The source added, "The protagonist’s first name will remain intact in the Hindi remake."

Now as per reports in Mumbai Mirror, not Arjun Kapoor, but Shahid Kapoor has been roped in to play the lead in the film. Talking about it, a source stated to MM, "The film is scheduled to go on the floors in July and the team is looking for an actress opposite Shahid at the moment. While the locations are yet to be finalised, the plan is to shoot in India as well as abroad."

Interesting much?

The original film was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and he will be making his Bollywood debut with this film.

Talking about the film, a source earlier said, "It follows Arjun’s anger issues after he suffers a heartbreak. The film was widely acclaimed and earned cult status in Telangana. Now, the premise will be adapted to a North Indian setting."

Apart from Arjun Reddy remake, it is reported that Shahid might play the role of a boxer in Airlift helmer Raja Krishna Menon's upcoming directorial.

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R Rajkumar part 2

Shahis is too old for this role. THey should've taken Aditya RK

RK is only a year younger to shahid :P and looks older. get over your hatred!

wow... i am excited to see what Shhaid is going to bring this role :D

They should cast Aditya Roy Kapoor. This type of Character suits him. He nailed Rahul Jaykar as well. Also he sure has the dates. Makers should consider him

I would love to see him in more movies too but unfortunately his only hit as main lead till date is Aashiqui 2. People are sure scared to invest on him. Talent is there though. What a waste.

Shahid is anytime a better actor than Arjun or you know what? Any actor is better than Arjun actually.

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