Varun Dhawan on the primary poster of Mr Lele (courtesy varundvn)
- “Mr Lele isn’t occurring proper now,” wrote Shashant Khaitan
- “We’re not casting for it,” he added
- “Please don’t get scammed by such frauds,” he mentioned
Months after Varun Dhawan announced that his film Mr Lele has indefinitely been “postponed” due to clashing dates, director Shashank Khaitan dismissed rumours that Dharma Manufacturing is on the look-out for actors for the movie. “I’ve acquired many messages and emails from actors that somebody, going by the title of Nitesh Sharma Casting, is claiming to be a casting director for Dharma Productions and the movie Mr Lele. He’s asking for cash for auditions and different favours,” Mr Khaitan wrote in his publish, including: “Please word that is false. Nobody by this title works for Dharma.” The filmmaker additionally reiterated that: “We’re not casting for Mr Lele because the movie isn’t occurring at current.” Mr Lele would have marked Varun’s third collaboration with the filmmaker after working with him in 2014’s Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and 2017’s Badrinath Ki Dulhania, each produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
Within the caption to his publish, Shashank Khaitan added: “Please concentrate on all such individuals claiming to be from Dharma Productions. Mr Lele isn’t occurring proper now. We’re not casting for it. Please don’t get scammed by such frauds. Please take care. Be protected.”
Earlier in March – just a bit over a month after Mr Lele was introduced – Mr Khaitan confirmed that the movie has been “postponed” amid studies that the undertaking has been shelved. His assertion instructed that Mr Lele has been paused for now as it is a movie with an ensemble solid and the actors dates could not be coordinated. “Karan, Varun and I’ve mutually determined to postpone the taking pictures of the movie. It is a script all of us love and I am certain will revisit quickly. However scheduling the movie was turning out to be very robust, because the movie has a stable ensemble solid and the dates had been simply not falling into place,” Mr Khaitan had tweeted.
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— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 5, 2020
The primary look poster of Varun Dhawan as Mr Lele was dropped in January and had despatched the Web right into a meltdown. Nevertheless, no different particulars concerning the movie’s plot or the solid was revealed.