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Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in YRF's next Gunday

MUMBAI: Fresh from its success of Ek Tha Tiger, Yash Raj Films has announced its next project Gunday that will star Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in lead roles.


The film is based amidst the most turbulent times in the history of Kolkata, then Calcutta, from 1971 to1988, where Bikram and Bala rose from being small time wagon breakers and coal thieves to becoming the biggest and most powerful black marketing mafia-men.


A rare combination of vigour and wit, the two were inseparable and the city of Calcutta swore by their friendship then. As their notoriety became the stuff of legends, the people of the sprawling city started calling these two carefree rebels as Gunday.


Hunt is on for the leading lady who would play a stellar role in the film, while the cast will be announced shortly.


Incidentally, the film would be both Ranveer and Arjun‘s third film with YRF and the first time when these two have been featured together.


The film, which goes on floor this December, will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar who had earlier directed Meri Brother Ki Dulhan.

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