Shahid Kapoor has been signed to play the lead role in the remake of Tamil superhit movie Vettai. The actor will be reprising the role of a jobless and fun-loving guy played by Arya in the original.
With this film, director N Lingusamy, who directed the original, will be making his debut in Bollywood. It is said that recently UTV Motion Pictures arranged a special screening of Vettai for Shahid Kapoor and the storyline impressed him.
Shahid Kapoor gave a nod to star in the film instantly and allotted the dates for the film. However, the production house is yet to finalise the other cast and crew.