Rakul Preet Singh steps in as Ayushmann Khurrana's co star in Doctor G; Says 'Was in love with the script'

After Ayushmann Khurrana had announced his next film, Doctor G, fans were eager to know his leading lady in the film. Now, Rakul Preet Singh has come on board as the lead star and has expressed her excitement about bagging the role.

Updated on Feb 01, 2021   |  07:10 PM IST  |  298.7K
Rakul Preet Singh with Ayushman in Doctor g
Rakul Preet Singh steps in as Ayushmann Khurrana's co star in Doctor G; Says 'Was in love with the script'

Fans of Ayushmann Khurrana were given the good news by the actor back in December 2020 that he will be kicking off another project titled Doctor G soon. While the actor took to social media to announce the project, fans of the star wondered who will be the leading lady with him in the film. Now, the news is out of the bag and the talented star Rakul Preet Singh has come on board the film and is excited to kick off the project with Ayushmann. 

In a chat with Bombay Times, Rakul revealed that she was in love with the script and story since she heard it. She also shared that the film will be centered around the medical profession and will be set in a campus. She will be seen essaying the role of Ayushmann's senior on the campus. The actress shared her excitement about bagging the role and said that the film will help people to gain a new perspective about the profession. 

Talking about it, Rakul said, "I’m super excited to be a part of Doctor G. There are many firsts in this film for me, starting with my co-star Ayushmann. I am thankful to Junglee Pictures and director Anubhuti Kashyap for bringing us together. I was in love with the script from the time I heard it. It’s an interesting story, revolving around the medical profession and set in a campus. It will provide a new perspective to the audience. I can’t wait to start shooting for the film." The film's director Anubhuti Kashyap also was looking forward to the fresh pairing of Ayushmann and Rakul. 

I am thankful to Junglee Pictures and director Anubhuti Kashyap for bringing us together. I was in love with the script from the time I heard it.

Rakul Preet Singh

The film is directed by Anubhuti and produced by Junglee Pictures. Besides this, Rakul also has MayDay with Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan. She also is shooting with Sidharth Malhotra for Thank God. The actress has her hands full with several projects. On the other hand, Ayushmann recently wrapped up Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui and is shooting for Anubhav Sinha's next. 

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