The lead cast of ‘Fitoor’ finally decided.

It has officially been declared that Aditya Roy Kapur and Katrina Kaif will be on the lead in Abhishek Kapoor’s love story titled ‘Fitoor’.  Today, Disney UTV announced the cast of ‘Fitoor’.

Director Abhishek Kapoor said,” As a filmmaker, I have always interested in new and emerging talent and with his talent and persona, Aditya Roy Kapur is right up there. I am delighted to have him on board.”

Apparently, Aditya Roy Kapur had to compete with Siddharth Malhotra to win the role. Also, Cinema Chronicles had already written about Sushant Singh Rajput rejecting to play the lead role in his mentor Abhishek’s, ‘Fitoor’.

Aditya Roy Kapur

Aditya Roy Kapur

Rucha Pathak, Senior Creative Director of Disney UTV, who will produce the film, said, “Abhishek Kapoor was looking for a perfect cast for his timeless love story and I am happy that he has found them in Aditya and Katrina.”

‘Fitoor’ is a movie adaptation of Charles Dickens’s ,’Great Expectations’. Aditya Kapur who is best known for his performance in ‘Aashiqui 2′ will be playing ‘Pip’. Katrina who is acting with Aditya for the first time will be playing ‘Estella’. As to who will play ‘Miss Havisham’ has not yet been decided and is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.  The movie is speculated to go on floor in March and most of the movie will be shot in Kashmir and London.

It will be really interesting to see whether the movie which has been in news all the while for choosing the cast has in it to entertain us.


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