Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has joined hands with Ekta Kapoor to work on his next film ‘Freddy’.
The film which is a dark romantic thriller is being helmed by Shashanka Ghosh and co-produced by Ekta Kapoor and Jay Shewakramani under the production banners Balaji Telefilms and Northern Lights Films respectively.
Speaking about the same, Kartik Aaryan said that he is very excited about Freddy as he is venturing into uncharted territory. The film went on floors today, i.e., 1st of August, in Mumbai.
Freddy – Kartik Aaryan is excited about the dark romantic thriller
“As an actor, I crave to explore different facades of entertainment and with Freddy, I’m venturing into an uncharted territory which is both exciting and intriguing in equal measures. I look forward to dwelling in the world of Freddy and bring alive this dark romantic thriller,” Kartik said while talking about the film.
The actor also shared that the film marks his first collaboration with Ekta Kapoor. He also seemed to be excited working with Jay Shewakramani and Shashanka Ghosh.
He added, “It also marks my first collaboration with a visionary like Ekta Kapoor and creatives forces like Jayu and Shashanka. Couldn’t have asked for a better team on this new journey.”
Ekta Kapoor and Shashanka Ghosh have earlier collaborated to work on their hit film, Veere Di Wedding. And now, director Ghosh seems to be more than excited to have an incredible team to work on their next project.
While sharing his thoughts on Freddy and the team, Ghosh said, “As a filmmaker, there is a lot to play with the genre, like a thriller. I am more than excited to work with an incredible team on a project as inspiring as Freddy. I am sure that the film is going to be one of the best thrilling cinematic experiences for the audience across the nation.”
While speaking to PTI, Ekta Kapoor also revealed that she was happy to have Kartik in her production venture. She also said that Freddy will be another unique film for the actor.
“I’m thrilled to have Kartik on board. His choices of subject have always been unique and this one is no different. Collaborating with Jay makes it even more special,” Ekta said.
Kartik Aaryan – Other Lineup of Films
On the work front, Kartik Aaryan has a bunch of films in his kitty apart from Freddy. Recently, the actor shared his first look from the upcoming film, Captain India in which he will be seen as a pilot. The film is being directed by Hansal Mehta.
The other lineup of films for the actor includes Ram Madhvani’s Dhamaka, Anees Bazmee’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 as well as the Hindi remake of Telugu superhit film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo which featured Allu Arjun.
We will also get to see Kartik Aaryan in Sameer Vidwans-directed film. Earlier, the title of this Sajid Nadiadwala production film was ‘Satyanarayan Ki Katha’ which will now go with a title change.