File image of Janhvi Kapoor( image via a instagram/janhvikapoor) and Rajkumar Rao( Image via a instagram/rajkummar_rao) Photograph:( Instagram )
The upcoming flick marks the first collaboration between newbie Janhvi and the 'Citylights' actor along with 'Fukrey' fame Varun Sharma.
Good news for fans waiting to see Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor on screen! Release date of the duo's 'RoohiAfza' has been finalised and the film will hit big screens on April 17, next year.
The upcoming flick marks the first collaboration between newbie Janhvi and the 'Citylights' actor along with 'Fukrey' fame Varun Sharma. Film critic Taran Adarsh shared the film's release date on Twitter.
#Xclusiv: Dinesh Vijan announces release date of next two films...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 19, 2019
⭐ #AngreziMedium: 20 March 2020. Stars Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Radhika Madan. Homi Adajania directs.
⭐ #RoohiAfza: 17 April 2020. Stars Rajkummar Rao, Janhvi Kapoor, Varun Sharma. Hardik Mehta directs.
With Hardik Mehta in the director's chair, the movie is being bankrolled by Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba who has written the script with Gautam Mehra.
The crew began filming earlier in June and Rajkummar shared the news with fans on Twitter.
Karne aa rahe hain aapke dilon pe kabza, Aaj se shuru hoti hai #RoohiAfza! 👻 🎬— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) June 14, 2019
#JanhviKapoor @VarunSharma90 #DineshVijan #HardikMehta @mriglamba #GautamMehra @MaddockFilms @JioCinema pic.twitter.com/St8eOtCIkV
Earlier, the film was titled 'Rooh-Afza' and was renamed later. As per media reports, Janhvi will play a double role in the film and both her characters namely Roohi and Afsana will be contrasting personalities.
She will also be seen in 'The Kargil War', a biopic based on Gunjan Saxena, one of the first female pilots of the country to fly in combat. Meanwhile, Rajkummar is awaiting the release of 'Made in China' which will open in theatres around Diwali this year.