Confirmed! Rishi Kapoor's comeback film with Juhi Chawla is titled 'Sharmaji Namkeen', to be produced by Excel Entertainment


Rishi Kapoor, after spending 11 months and 11 days in New York for his cancer treatment, returned back to India in September. Since then, the buzz regarding his comeback film has been doing the rounds. While his fans have been waiting with bated breath to watch him on the big screen, Rishi too has expressed his desire to get back on the sets soon. Now, putting an end to all the wait, the actor's comeback film has finally been confirmed in an official manner. Titled Sharmaji Namkeen, the film will be directed by debutant filmmaker Hitesh Bhatia. Announcing it officially, Ritesh Sidhwani, who is producing the project with Farhan Akhtar under their banner Excel Entertainment, on Thursday, on Twitter, shared a picture with the team. For Sharmaji Namkeen, Rishi will be joined by Juhi Chawla.

"Off screen meethe, on screen Namkeen! When incredible talents like the delightful @chintskap the lovely @iam_juhi with @HoneyTrehan #AbhishekChaubey@thisisnothitesh come together, excitement is through the roof! Let's welcome Sharmaji Namkeen in cinemas 2020!" Ritesh wrote.


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The film will be produced by Excel Entertainment, in collaboration with MacGuffin Pictures. The makers are eyeing for a 2020 release and it went on floors on Thursday. In the month of January, the team will head to Delhi for the rest of the shoot.

(Source: Twitter)