Marking 20 years of Dil Chahta Hai, Farhan Akhtar is set to take the director’s seat with the female friendship film – Jee Le Zaraa.
The news came as a major exciting announcement as the film stars major Bollywood and Hollywood actors consisting of Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.
Farhan shared the news on his Instagram account. He wrote, “Thrilled to announce my next film as director and what better day than 20 years of Dil Chahta Hai to do it.
#JeeLeZaraa with @priyankachopra @katrinakaif @aliaabhatt will commence filming in 2022 and I cannot wait to get this show on the road.”
Written by Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Reema Kagti, the film will release in 2023.
As soon as the makers announced the news, fans joined to celebrate. “OMG! Will be awesome to see you all in a film together. Can’t wait for this!” wrote a fan while another mentioned, “This is big!.”
Priyanka Chopra shared the announcement clip on her Instagram account with “Did someone say road trip? #JeeLeZaraa” as a caption.
The film marks Priyanka’s first collaboration with Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif.
PCJ has earlier featured in Farhan’s directorial venture of the Don franchise, which starred Shah Rukh Khan.
The two had also shared the screen space in Dil Dhadakne Do and The Sky Is Pink.
Alia, on the other hand, had earlier collaborated with Tiger Baby Films for their award-winning film Gully Boy.
Meanwhile, Katrina was a part of Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara.
Farhan last starred in and produced Amazon Prime Video’s Toofaan. His last directorial was Don 2 in 2011.