Shahid Kapoor is all set to kickstart his digital debut series with the director duo Raj & DK. It was revealed last year that Kabir Singh actor will be leading Amazon Prime Video's next action thriller web series which is said to be a two-part series. According to reports, Shahid will be in the title role in & as 'Sunny', and the shooting is said to be begun next week in Goa.
Shahid took to his Instagram stories and shared a picture with Raj & DK. "It's taking offfff...... These bad boys got a hard vibe and a dark plan..", he wrote on the picture.
"Raj & DK's show with Shahid has been titled Sunny. It's an explosive action-thriller with their usual quirks infused in it. Planned as a two-season project, this series will see Shahid in the titular role, performing some acutely designed daredevil action sequences. He is excited to dive into the quirk world of Raj & DK and will fly off to Goa today to join them", said a source quoted in Peepingmoon.com.
South film industry superstar Vijay Sethupathi has reportedly been signed to play the villain which also happens to be his digital debut. Earlier, it was said that Malavika Mohanan will play the leading lady, however, the South Indian actress Raashi Khanna is now reportedly cast as the female lead. Actor-director Amole Gupte will also play a pivotal role and will join the sets on 2nd February. The show has been planned to be wrapped by the end of April 2021.
This web series marks the third collaboration between Raj & DK and Amazon Prime Video after their two seasons of Manoj Bajpayee-fronted The Family Man with the second season set to premiere on Fabruary 12. On the other hand, Shahid Kapoor will next see the Hindi remake of the Telugu movie, Jersey which is scheduled to be released on November 5 on the occasion of Diwali this year.