RBN Web Desk: The Kolkata connection in the debut film of late actress Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor has just got stronger. A part of the film, titled Dhadak, will be shot in the West Bengal capital. That aside, popular Bengali actor Kharaj Mukherjee, has been roped in to play a major role in the film.
Kharaj informed the media that he had attended a look test for the Shashank Khaitan-directed film in Mumbai. The production team was happy with the result. Shooting will start in Kolkata on 23 March, and the rest will take place in Mumbai, he added.
Ishaan Khattar, half-brother of actor Shahid Kapoor, plays the lead in Dhadak along with Janhvi. This will be his debut film as well.
Kharaj Mukherjee is a well known Mumbai having played key roles in several successful Hindi films like Parineeta (2005), Kahaani (2012), and Special 26 (2013). The actor will also be seen in the upcoming action comedy film Bhaiyyaji Superhitt.