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Excited to work with Janhvi in 'Rooh-Afza': Rajkummar Rao

IANS  |  Mumbai 

is looking forward to collaborate with Janhvi Kapoor for the first time in "Rooh-Afza", a horror comedy.

Rajkummar spoke on the sidelines of a shoot for Bhamla Foundation's anti-air pollution song "Hawa aane de" here on Saturday.

Janhvi has expressed her admiration for Rajkummar's work many times.

Asked if he is excited to work with Janhvi in the film, he said: "Yes, of course... I am also very excited to work with her. I think Janhvi is a great girl, a and a good friend. So, I think we will have a lot fun while shooting for the film. It is a very quirky script and I am looking forward to be with her."

Rajkummar will also be seen in Ekta Kapoor's "Mental Hai Kya", which also stars The film will release on July 26 and it was going to clash with "Super 30". But Hrithik urged the producers to change his movie's release date to avoid a 'media circus' due to his public feud with Kangana.

Commenting on the development, Rajkummar said: "The decision of releasing the film is not in my hand as it is in the makers' hands, so they have decided release date of the film."

Rajkummar said that he didn't have any knowledge about the issue as he was shooting for a film in

"I have just returned from where I was shooting under 44 degree Celsius and there was no mobile network connectivity and time for me to read the news. So, I don't have any idea what has happened. Ekta madam has given an official statement and Hrithik Sir has given an official statement, so what can I say about it? It's their decision."

Produced by and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, "Rooh-Afza" will be directed by debutant Hardik Mehta.

The shooting will start in in June and the film is slated to release on March 20, 2020. This will be Rajkummar's third collaboration with Vijan after "Stree" and "Made in China".



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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 12:00 IST