Divyendu Sharma, who was seen in Pyaar Ka Punchnaama and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, has another winning project in his hands. This time, the actor will join Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam for Batti Gul Meter Chalu.
As seen in the photo, the actor will now star opposite Shraddha. It is learnt that Shraddha and Divyendu are a couple in the film who face some issues and have to turn to Shahid for legal advice.
The unit has been shooting in Tehri district of Uttarakhand with Shahid, Shraddha, Divyendu and Farida participating in the first schedule. Yami, who is also playing a lawyer in the film, will join the unit in Mumbai.
Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, the film is being produced by Prernaa Arora and is about bringing the social issue of electricity shortage to the notice of people and to encourage authorities to investigate the escalating electricity bills.
Prernaa has planned to finish the principal shooting of the film in May followed by a poster release in June. The film is slated to release on August 31.