Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta released his first production Shootout at Lokhandwala in 2007 and it went on to be a box-office hit. Following the first film, the second movie in the franchise Shootout at Wadala that was released in 2013.
Finally, the filmmaker announced and had commenced work on the third instalment, last year. According to the recent reports, the upcoming movie will be apparently based on the 1992 shootout at JJ Hospital.
A Bollywood Hungama report suggests that the makers have roped in the lead actor for the film. The source said, “It seems like Malang star Aditya Roy Kapur is in demand for action movies. Right after Malang, he signed OM: The Battle Within. Now we hear that the makers of the Shootout franchise have roped in Aditya Roy Kapur to headline the project. While his role details are kept under wraps, it surely is interesting to see him join the franchise.”
Aditya who had a hattrick of releases last year - Malang, Sadak 2 and Ludo - is currently pursuing his passion for music. Rumours are, he has built a recording studio at his place.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Aditya will next be seen in the action film, OM, which is slated to release sometime this year.