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Shahid Kapoor Replaces Abhishek Bachchan In French Remake
The Hindi remake of the 2011 French thriller Nuit Blanche(Sleepless Nights) about a corrupt cop who meets his nemesis when his son is kidnapped, will star Shahid Kapoor.
To be produced by Ali Abbas Zafar, the remake was to be earlier produced by Shailesh Singh(who recently produced the Jayalalitha vio-pic Thailavii) and was to star Abhishek Bachchan.
According to sources Singh had originally approached Abhishek in 2019 for the remake of Nuit Blanche to play the cop.
The entire story unfolds during the course of one night.
“Producer Shailesh Singh wanted to make it as a start-to-finish tightly-budgeted project. Now he is no longer producing it . Ali Abbas Zafar will produce it on a much larger scale with Shahid Kapoor playing the cop,” a source informs.
Nuit Blanche(Sleepless Nights)