Ronnie Screwvala has stepped in to produce KEDARNATH which stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, after the project was stalled because of differences between Abhishek and producer Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment, he will produce the project. The second schedule of which will start by the month end in Mumbai.
Ronnie said about the film, “KEDARNATH is a great love story set against the backdrop of the powerful true-life event that affected us all during the floods in 2013. It completely matches my vision of great stories that needs to be told and I can’t wait to bring this story to the audiences early next year.”
Director Abhishek Kapoor added, “I feel invigorated that he has stepped in and reinforced his faith in me. Just being in the same room with Ronnie is a privilege, making a movie with him is an honour”.
The film marks a second collaboration for Abhishek and Ronnie after KAI PO CHE which also featured Sushant, Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh. Abhishek mentioned that he is already prepping up to resume the KEDARNATH shoot by the end of this month.
KEDARNATH, which marks the acting debut of Saif Ali Khan’s daughter, Sara, opposite Sushant, is a love story set against the backdrop of the flash floods that wrecked the temple town in June 2013 and claimed over a hundred thousand lives.
The actor will also be a part of Abhishek Chaubey’s dacoit-drama SONCHIRIYA, which is also produced by Ronnie Screwvala and it features Bhumi Pednekar and Manoj Bajpayee.