Nitesh Tiwari, the Dangal fame director is all excited about his director wife Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's upcoming directorial Bareilly Ki Barfi starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao. The celebrated filmmaker recently revealed that he wants to cast Varun Dhawan in his upcoming film but nothing has been finalised yet. He was speaking at the press conference of Bareilly Ki Barfi trailer launch where lead actor Ayushmann was also present. Nitesh has co-written the romantic comedy with Shreyas Jain.
The director is working on Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala's next film, an adaptation of Varun Agarwal's 2012 bestseller "How I Braved Anu Aunty and Started a Million Dollar Company".
When asked about approaching Varun for the film, Nitesh told PTI, "We are thinking about him. But he is busy right now. We were looking for a good, young hero who has a great screen presence."
Nitesh said he did bounce the idea of the film to the "Student of the Year" actor."I did speak to Varun about the film. He is more than happy about it (film). But only time will tell if he can do the film or not as he has a very busy schedule so I don't know what the future holds."
"I think she did a good job. I was moved watching the scenes that I had written, it means it has turned out to be better on screen." Starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao in the lead, Bareilly Ki Barfi will release on August 18.
(With PTI Inputs)
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