Rajkummar Rao to star in Anubhav Sinha’s social drama Bheed.

Rajkummar Rao and Anubhav Sinha are collaborating for the first time for Bheed. The film will be shot in Lucknow from November this year.

Abhinav Sinha’s next directorial Anek, starring Ayushmann Khurrana is currently in post-production and is set in the North East. While the work moves on the edit, Sinha has already nosedived into his next. The socio-political drama titled Bheed will be headlined by Rajkummar Rao. The film marks Sinha’s reunion with Bhushan Kumar after the success of Thappad. Known to back meritorious projects, Kumar has forged a successful partnership with Sinha over the years, making their equation a perfect recipe for success.

The team will start shooting for the film in Lucknow in November this year. Trade analyst Tara Adarsh wrote, “RAJKUMMAR RAO IN ANUBHAV SINHA’S NEXT FILM ‘BHEED’… #AnubhavSinha returns with yet another hard-hitting film, titled #Bheed… Stars #RajkummarRao… Produced by #BhushanKumar and #AnubhavSinha… Starts Nov 2021 (sic).”

The director is currently awaiting the release of Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai and Anek. Rajkummar Rao will be seen next in Hum Do Hamare Do, alongside Kriti Sanon.Apart from these films, Rajkummar Rao has Vasan Balan’s Netflix film, Monica O My Darling, alongside Radhika Apte and Huma Qureshi. He also has the Hindi remake of the Malayalam thriller HIT, also starring Sanya Malhotra.