MUMBAI: Parineeti Malhotra and Sidharth Malhotra are currently in the ‘city of nawabs’, Lucknow. They are shooting of their next film, Jabariya Jodi there, which was earlier titled Shotgun Shaadi. Produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shaailesh R Singh, Jabariya Jodi is bringing back the adorable pair of Parineeti and Sidharth after Hasee Toh Phasee (2014). Set in Bihar, Jabariya Jodi is a love story based on the concept of groom kidnapping.
Aanand L Rai’s associate Prashant Singh is all set to make his directorial debut with Jabariya Jodi. Shaailesh R Singh, who had produced Tanu Weds Manu, believed in Prashant’s conviction and talent and decided to produce the project. “After Tanu Weds Manu, this is a story which is coming from the heartland of India and I love to bring such stories on big screen. It has strong and colourful characters. Parineeti and Sidharth are going to surprise the audience in Jabariya Jodi.”
Sidharth is playing a Bihari thug in the film and before coming to Lucknow, the actor shot first look of the film with his co-star Parineeti Chopra.