Actor Jitendra Kumar, who is a popular face in the digital world, will next be seen helming a Netflix original film. Apparently the actor who made his Bollywood debut with Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan last year was roped up for a sports film for the streaming giant in association with fellow The Viral Fever (TVF).

Apparently the film was titled Jadoogar and will see Jitendra play the role of a soccer player. The film will see Arushi Sharma as the main female while Javed Jaffrey will play a sports coach. Arushi also made his Bollywood debut in 2020 with Imtiaz Ali Likes Aaj Kal. Sameer Saxena who has directed popular TVF shows like Permanent roommates, Yeh Meri family and Triple TVF will direct the film. The film was written by his regular collaborator Biswapati Sarkar, who was also an integral part of the TVF team.

Saxena and Sarkar left TVF last August and this will be their first project together since. Saxena and Sarkar along with Amit Golani and Saurabh Khanna have created a new production company named Posham Pa Pictures. The film is scheduled for release next month.

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