An espionage thriller for Varun Dhawan! To star in Shashank Khaitan's next

Varun Dhawan to star in Dhadak director Shashank Khaitan's action spy thriller before kicking off Rannbhoomi

Varun Dhawan An espionage thriller for Varun Dhawan! To star in Shashank Khaitan's next Source : Press

Bollywood is not short of precedents of espionage thrillers. Every spy thriller has its dimension to the story, but holding the tension rightly in the movie is significantly challenging. As reported earlier, Shashank Khaitan is foraying into an espionage thriller to experiment the unusual out of his realm of experience.

Now, the reports suggest that Varun Dhawan has collaborated with Shashank Khaitan for the action entertainer which will kick off before Rannbhoomi.

About the same, a source revealed to a leading daily, "Shashank has been designing an espionage thriller and he has bounced off the idea to both Karan (Johar, who will produce it) and Varun, who will, of course, star in it. The film is expected to go on floors in 2019."

Confirming the news, Shashank said, "Yes, I'm doing an action entertainer with Varun. We are still scripting the movie. It's something both he and I have never done before."

According to the sources, the makers of the film are planning to craft the movie with reference to Jack Ryan or the Bourne series.

A source said, "It's a spy thriller in which Varun plays a special agent. It's an innovative idea and all three of them (Karan, Varun and Shashank) want to present it differently. They are also planning to get renowned Hollywood stunt experts to design the film's action."

Talking about Rannbhoomi, the director said, "I'm going to take some time on that because I want to be sure of the world we are creating. Proper research needs to be done. Right now, Varun, Karan and I are excited about this new idea that I had. We are all guns blazing on this. It's in a cool space."