Ranveer Singh is having a hectic schedule. After throwing a wrap-up party for Kabir Khan's '83 which revolves around India's historic win in the 1983 Cricket World Cup, the actor headed to Hyderabad where he is filming the climax scene for Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi along with Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar. Soon after finishing his extended cameo sequence for Rohit's next cop drama, Ranveer will head to Yash Raj Films' humorous Gujarati entertainer, Jayeshbhai Jordaar.
Peepingmoon.com has learnt that Ranveer kicks off Jayeshbhai Jordaar mid-next month at Mumbai's YRF Studios. The quirky comedy will be shot in a start-to-finish schedule till January in Mumbai as well as some real locations of Gujarat where the film is set in. Ranveer who plays a hilarious Gujjubhai character by the name of Jayeshbhai, who goes on to comically win everybody’s love, has already begun the diction workshop to slip into the Gujjubhai mode and helping him attain the gripping in the accent is the director Divyang Thakkar himself.
South actress Shalini Pandey, known for her Telugu film Arjun Reddy which was recently remade as Kabir Singh with Shahid Kapoor, has been finalized to play the leading heroine. The actress has reportedly signed a three-film deal with the studio and will be seen essaying the character of a Gujarati girl in this film.
Jayeshbhai Jordaar, in Ranveer's own words, is a “miracle script with a big heart in its concept as well as appeal which encompasses the broadest spectrum of the cinema-loving audience." The film which marks Ranveer's sixth collaboration with Aditya Chopra-led production house after Band Baaja Baarat, Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, Gunday, Kill Dil and Befikre is the debut vehicle of director Divyang Thakkar who has been a part of some of the best Gujarati films like Kevi Rite Jaish (2012), Bey Yaar (2014) and the recent Chasani (2019). Divyang is believed to know the pulse of Gujarati cinema and is expected to deliver a complete entertainer with the humourous and poignant Jayeshbhai Jordaar.