November 24 : The much-awaited trailer for Shahid Kapoor, Pankaj Kapur and Mrunal Thakur starrer Jersey was released today. Fans were thrilled to see their favourite actor after almost two years. Shahid, who was last seen on the big screens in 2019 Kabir Singh, will be seen in Jersey soon, which is all set to hit the cinemas on December 31, 2021.
While fans loved the trailer and found Shahid nailing his role as a failed cricketer in Jersey, the actor’s Kabir Singh co-star Kiara Advani rooted for him on social media. On Wednesday, Kiara took to her Instagram stories and wrote a sweet note for Shahid. Kiara shared the trailer featuring Shahid and praised his performance in the same. She also wrote that his fans missed him on the big screen for a long time. "The screen has missed you SK! Looking forward to Jersey! I know how special this film is to you. @Mrunalthakur You are just so lovely on-screen. Love and best wishes to the entire team." Shahid loved Kaira’s sweet note and responded, "Till we meet again Preeti ji." Preeti was Kiara’s onscreen characters name in Kabir Singh.
Kiara took to her Instagram stories and wrote a sweet note for Shahid
Many other celebs took to Shahid’s comments section and lauded the film and his performance. Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar were among others celebs also praised Shahid's act in Jersey trailer.
Shahid responded to Kaira's sweet note
Shahid plays Arjun, a cricketer who fails to live up to the expectations and gives up on all work. Later, unable to buy his little son a cricket jersey, Arjun decides to fulfil his dream of representing Team India for his son. While Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur’s performances are worth mentioning, the film seems to be worth the wait.
Written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, Jersey is a sports drama film, which is a remake of his 2019 National Award-winning Telugu film with the same title. The film is bankrolled by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, Dil Raju, and Suryadevara Naga Vamsi.