July 31 : A day after announcing his upcoming romantic thriller Freddy, Kartik Aaryan started shooting in Mumbai on Sunday. The actor took to his Instagram stories and shared a picture, which he captioned as, "Now shooting #Freddy."
Ekta Kapoor’s romantic thriller Freddy is directed by Shashanka Ghosh of Veere Di Wedding fame. While the Love Aaj Kal actor will play the lead, the female lead is still kept under the wrap. Ekta Kapoor will produce the film along with Jay Shewakramani.
After commencing shooting in Mumbai on Sunday, Kartik shared a picture from the set, which featured a jetty and a boat at the end of it. According to the makers, Freddy promises to take the viewers on a dark and chilling roller-coaster ride, as it is said to be packed with unpredictable twists and turns.
Kartik Aaryan begins shooting for romantic thriller Freddy
Earlier, Kartik shared a picture of himself riding a bike as he wrote, “After 5 months…. Shoot पर चले Did what i love the most”
Talking about the film, Kartik, who is making efforts to do films of different genre like he did Dhamaka recently, said he is thrilled to be a part of Freddy as it is “exciting and intriguing.” “As an actor, I crave to explore different facades of entertainment and with Freddy, I’m venturing into an uncharted territory which is both exciting and intriguing in equal measures.”
Freddy marks Kartik’s first collaboration with Ekta Kapoor, Jay Shewakramani and Shashanka Ghosh. Kartik will also play the lead in the official remake of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, which is also being produced by Ekta Kapoor.
Freddy marks Ekta Kapoor and Shashanka Ghosh’s second film after the hit film Veere Di Wedding. Ekta is equally thrilled to have Kartik on board. She said, "His choices of subject have always been unique and this one is no different. I'm excited to take the audience into this dark, delicious world.
According to Shashanka, Freddy will give thrilling cinematic experience to the audience. “As a filmmaker, there is a lot to play with the genre like a thriller.” Producer Jay Shewakramani added: "Freddy is a script we worked on incessantly and we can't wait for Shashanka to bring to life these crazy characters!"