Janhvi Kapoor who made her debut under Dharma banner Dhadaak which was the remake of Marathi film Sairat alongside Ishaan Khatter has bagged a film by Dinesh Vijan. He has given tremendous films to industry and were also loved by the audience immensely including Hindi Medium, Luka Chuppi, Stree among others.
Dinesh who is busy searching the star cast of his upcoming film has finalised Janhvi as his lead actress in Roof-Afza also starring Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma. The film has a mixed genre of horror-comedy. In an interview, he said for the female lead they needed someone who can portray the two opposite personalities with ease and while auditioning she stood out from the others though it is very tough to portray two contrasting personalities at the same time she connected well with the script.
Starring along with Rajkummar and Varun, Dinesh said that they are phenomenal actors and have aced the comedy role in their respective movies. But when it comes to Janhvi it will be her first comedy-horror film and for her, it will not be an easy switch for her. The movie will be helmed by Hardik Mehta who will make his debut as a director while the film will be produced by Mrighdeep.
Talking about the shooting of the film, in June they will start the shooting in Uttar Pradesh. While the movie is slated to release next year i.e 20th March 2020.