Randeep Hooda to play a cop in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s comic-thriller

Comment(s) The film will mark the directorial debut of Balwinder Singh Janjua, the scribe of films such as Mubarakan, Firangi and yet-to-be-released Saand Ki Aankh. Randeep will next star in Imtiaz Ali’s remake of Love Aaj Kal, featuring Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan in the lead. “It has Randeep in the lead as a cop. Advertising

“The film is a thriller comedy. It will be produced by Bhansali’s banner. It has a social message and deals with an issue, that is considered taboo in small town. Bhansali is currently busy with his next directorial venture Inshallah, featuring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt. It is not like Dabangg style cop. It is a rom-com. Advertising

The project will go on floors by September or October and is likely to release in the first quarter of next year. We are looking for the female lead,” sources close to the development said. He will be seen in a different avatar.