The multifaceted Ayushman Khurana, who choses to take on challenging roles and characters, will be essaying the role of a homosexual in ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhaan Zyada’, a sequel to his previous film, ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhaan’.
Actor Jitendra Kumar, known for his sketches with The Viral Fever and his stint in Kota Factory and the recent Gone Kesh with Shwetha Tripathi, has been roped in to play Ayushmann’s love interest in the film. A source revealed to an online platform –
The character is of a small-town boy and the makers wanted to take an actor who can pull off the character with ease. The makers wanted a relatively fresh face and after doing the rounds of auditions, Jitendra fitted all the bills. Although he has not signed on the dotted line yet, he is the one.
Shubh Mangal saavdhan ki safalta ke baad, hum la rahe hain,
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Hum mehnat zyada kar lengey
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— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) May 9, 2019
Shubh Mangal Zayda Savdhaan, a love story around its two male characters, will hit screens on February 14, 2020 and will clash with Imtiaz Ali’s Kartik Aryan-Sara Ali Khan starrer Love Aaj Kal 2.