Mumbai, Sep 2 : Actor Manoj Bajpayee has started reading the script of his upcoming film "Bhonsle".
Manoj says he and his director Devashish Makhija have been thinking of making this film for the past three-and-a-half years.
"'Bhonsle' reading started. My director (is) Devashish Makhija. A film we wanted to make since three and a half years. Muvizz Official(production and distribution house), Abhay Muvizz excited," he tweeted.
Manoj will be next seen in filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's upcoming film "Aiyaary". It also stars Sidharth Malhotra and Rakulpreet Singh.
The film portrays Sidharth Malhotra as an army officer sharing a mentor-protÃ©gÃ© bond with Manoj.
"Aiyaary" is based on a real-life incident that revolves around two strong-minded army officers having completely different views, yet right in their own ways.
Pandey has previously helmed films like "A Wednesday", "Special 26" and "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story".
Presented by Reliance Entertainment and Plan C Studios, "Aiyaary" is a Friday Filmworks Productions and is produced by Shital Bhatia. It is scheduled for release on January 26 next year.