Shakun Batra's upcoming film 'Kapoor & Sons' starring Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Fawad Khan has hit the shooting floors.
Alia took to the microblogging site, Twitter to announce the news. She tweeted, "Kapoor & sons beginsss !!! Wish us luckkkkk ;) wohooo @karanjohar @S1dharthM @shakunbatra @_fawadakhan_ @chintskap." Karan Johar who is producing the film under his banner Dharma Productions posted, "@shakunbatra 's #kapoorandsons kickstarts today!! All the best to the cast and crew!! @S1dharthM @_fawadakhan_ @aliaa08 @chintskap." Even Sidharth expressed his excitement over the new project and tweeted, "Day 1 of #kapoorandsons wish us luck people @shakunbatra @aliaa08 @iFawadKhan @chintskap @karanjohar."
The film will have actor Rishi Kapoor playing the role of a grand old 90 year old patriarch of a dysfunctional family. Shakun Batra had, last directed Kareena Kapoor- Imraan Khan's film 'Ekk Main Aur Ekk Tu'. He had been looking forward to work with Alia ever since, they worked together on AIB's hit internet film 'Alia: Genius Of The Year'. Reportedly, Sidharth and Alia will be seen playing siblings in the film.