Janhvi Kapoor who is playing the lead in the Hindi remake of the Malayalam movie Helen is probably going to start shooting for the film from August.
According to the original plans, the film was supposed to roll in June. However with the second wave of the pandemic the schedule had to be postponed. The film requires to be shot in real locations and at this moment, with the consistent number of Covid-19 cases, that won’t be possible.
A source close to the production team confirmed the same. Source shares, “The film needs to be shot at real locations but we will begin with an indoor shoot first. The production team is planning to start the shoot in August and the crew is currently in the preparation phase.”
The production team is currently researching and selecting the perfect location for their outdoor shots all over India. It is also reported that Janhvi Kapoor’s character will be named Mili and the Hindi version of the film too might retain the same title as the Malayalam version.
If you don’t know about the original movie Helen then let us tell you that this marvelous Malayalam movie, with its spectacular storyline, helped the director bag a National Award for the same.
The story revolves around a young nurse who dreams to move to Canada. But things head South when one day she disappears into thin air. What follows next is a gripping thriller with hair-raising scenes and a battle for life that she has to fight alone.
The Hindi remake of the film will be backed by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios and will be directed by Mathukutty Xavier. According to previous reports, Sunny Kaushal was also expected to join the cast but no further update regarding that has been revealed.
She is also expected to star in the movie Good Luck Jerry directed by Siddharth Sengupta and backed by Aanand L Rai as well as Karan Johar’s Dostana 2.