Mumbai: ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ will be next film of Shahid Kapoor which is all about escalating electricity bills and has a social message.The director of the film Shree Narayan Singh released the teaser on Diwali.
The director said that the subject of the film was very relevant to our times.The makers thought it was ideal to launch the title and teaser on the festival of lights.
He added,Diwali makes it just the right occasion for us to bring light on a subject that needs to be discussed.
“We look forward to making a film that is both commercially entertaining and encourages a social conversation,” Director Singh said in a statement.
‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is a light-hearted social drama which is based on the issue of astronomical electricity bills that citizens face.
The film is produced by T-Series and Kriarj Entertainment, with the concept by Vipul Rawal and story, screenplay and dialogues by Garima and Siddharth. The casting of the film is underway and the makers will also soon announce the it’s leading lady.
Shahid will be seen in soon to be released Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’.