Pankaj kappor all set to play Mentor role in Shahid Kapoor's Jersey
Shahid Kapoor's father veteran actor Pankaj Kapur will be seen playing mentor to his son in sports drama Jersey. Shahid is playing the role of a cricketer who returns to sports at 36 in the film.
Jersey is the Hindi remake of Telugu film of the same name which starred Southern stars Nani and Shraddha Srinath. Gowtham Tinnanuri, who helmed the Telugu film, is directing the remake as well.
Confirming the news, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, "#Confirmed: Father-son on big screen again... #PankajKapur to play mentor to #ShahidKapoor in #Jersey... Costars #MrunalThakur... Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original #Telugu version... 28 Aug 2020 release."