Rishi Kapoor, who played a benign Sardar in Love Aaj Kal, a sibilant rival in Housefull 2 and a vicious villain in Karan Johar’s Agneepath remake, is on board Yash Raj Films production Aurangzeb, where he plays the villain.
The film, considered to be a tweaked remake of Yash hopra’s Trishul (1978), stars Arjun Kapoor of Ishaqzaade fame in a double role. It is written and directed by Atul Sabharwal. The film also has Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh playing pivotal roles.
The first photo shoots have already been done and the styling of the characters is also completed. A set is being erected in Yash Raj Studios for filming Aurangzeb. Some outdoor scenes will be shot in locations in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Atul Sabharwal has earlier written the story and screenplay for the films My Wife’s Murder, Phir Milenge and Darna Mana Hai.