Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty to star in romantic film, director Rumi Jafery reveals


Rhea Chakraborty shared this photo. (Image courtesy: rhea_chakraborty)

Strong points

  • “He was a fantastic dancer,” said Rumi.
  • “My film would have presented it in a different light,” he added.
  • Sushant Singh Rajput died of suicide on Sunday

New Delhi:

After the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, director Rumi Jafery reveals that the actor was cast with rumored girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty in his new project – a romantic film, reported Mumbai Mirror. Rajput, 34, was found dead Sunday at his Mumbai home. Police said the actor died by suicide and that an investigation was underway, the PTI news agency reported. Two days after Sushant’s death, Rumi Jafery, in an interview with Mumbai Mirror, confirmed that he had signed Sushant and Rhea for his new film and that they were to start filming rom-com in May when the Coronavirus epidemic has led to foreclosure nationwide. Rumi Jafery directed Rhea in his next film Chehre as well. The film, with Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi in the main roles, was due out in April this year, but was unable to do so due to the lockout.

Rumi Jafery told the publication that he would highlight Sushant Singh Rajputthe dancing skills in the film while the actor “adored” Govinda’s dance moves. For those who do not know, Sushant was a great dancer and he was part of the dance group of Shiamak Davar before starting his career in Bollywood. Speaking of the project and the role that Sushant would play in it, Rumi Jafery said: “A rom-com was to explore Sushant’s dance skills. He was a fantastic dancer and my film would have presented him in a different day. He loved Shah Rukh Khan’s play and Govinda dance and that’s why I had a full dance number with Govinda style moves planned for our mahurat. ” “would” never make the film because it was “written with Sushant in mind”.

Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput have often made the headlines for their reports on their rumors. however, none of them ever confirmed the news. The duo have been photographed several times together in the city. They also used to leave adorable comments on each other’s Instagram posts.

Monday, Rhea was photographed outside Cooper Hospital in Mumbai where Sushant Singh Rajput was taken after being found dead at his home in Bandra. According to the ANI news agency, Rhea will be questioned by the police as part of their investigation.


Rhea Chakraborty photographed in the hospital.

In the same interview, Rumi Jafery, known for writing screenplays for films like Coolie No 1 and God Tussi Great Ho and production of the 2009 film Life partner, revealed that Sushant was “impatient” to start working on the film. He also revealed that some of the big Bollywood producers wanted to make a film with Sushant after his 2019 hit. Chhichhore. However, the actor was not interested in meeting them. “The industry knew I was working with Sushant and two large producers asked for my help in contacting him. I spoke to Sushant but he was not keen to meet them,” he said and added: “His answer was simple,”Sir, imagine hi nahi karni to abhi milkar kya karunga? Jab agli photo commit karni hogi tab mil looga“.”

Tuesday, politician Sanjay Nirupam, also present Funeral of Sushant Singh Rajput Monday, alleged that the actor signed seven films after Chhichhore but lost the seven in six months. Maharashtra Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh has announced that Mumbai police will also investigate allegations that Sushant was depressed due to professional rivalries during the investigation.

Sushant Singh Rajput was last seen on Netflix Drive. The actor’s next film Dil Bechara, with Saif Ali Khan and debutante Sanjana Sanghi, was due out in May, but was postponed due to the coronavirus shutdown. Sushant made her Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor Kai Po Che! in 2013 and continued to appear in films such as Shuddh Desi Romance, detective Byomkesh Bakshy !, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Chhichhore and Kedarnath.

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