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Real life uncle-nephew duo Anil, Arjun Kapoor to play one on reel too in next

The makers feel it would be a treat to the audience to present the duo in this way on the screen too.

bollywood Updated: Jun 13, 2016 18:52 IST
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Anil and Arjun Kapoor are going to play uncle and nephew in a film titled Mubaraka.(Agencies)

Get ready for some good comedy because Anil and Arjun Kapoor are set to share screen space for the first time. Anees Bazmee’s will direct the movie where they will portray their real-life relationship of uncle-nephew.

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The film titled Mubaraka was to be helmed by Milap Zaveri but things did not work out and the producer Murad Khetani of Shaukeens roped in Bazmee to direct the movie.

The makers feel it would be a treat to the audience to present the duo in this way on the screen too.

Anil Kapoor acted in Anees Bazmee’s Welcome.

“In the film, Anil and Arjun will be playing ‘chacha-bhatija’. Both share a great camaraderie off screen and we are hopeful that the audience will like their on screen jodi as well,” a source said. Presently, the makers are busy finalising other cast members.

The Welcome Back director is already re-working on the script with his team of writers.

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“It’s a family entertainer. The film has elements of comedy, drama, romance etc,” the insider added.

Anil has worked with Bazmee in movies like No Entry, Welcome, Welcome Back while its for the first time that the Ishaqzaade actor will team up with him.

Currently, Arjun is shooting for Half Girlfriend while the Ram Lakhan star is busy with his TV show 24.

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