Zee Studios on Monday revealed the title of actor Aditya Roy Kapur’s upcoming film, OM – The Battle Within. The film’s shooting is expected to begin in December and it is slated to release in the second half of next year.
The announcement comes on Kapur’s 35th birthday.
Tweeting a photo of Kapur, Zee Studios wrote, “On the occasion of #AdityaRoyKapur’s birthday, we present to you ‘#Om – The Battle Within’ produced by @ZeeStudios_, @khan_ahmedasas, and @shairaahmedkhan, directed by @itskapilverma.We are ecstatic to start shooting for this in December and release it in the second half of 2021.”
Ahmed Khan, one of the co-producers, also shared the news on Instagram and wrote, “Presenting @adityaroykapur in OM-the battle within on his birthday in an Action Avataar along with @zeestudiosofficial To be directed by @itskapilverma”
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OM – The Battle Within, billed as an out-and-out “commercial action” movie, is helmed by debutant director Kapil Verma, the son of action director Tinu Verma. The film is bankrolled by Zee Studios along with Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan.
Kapur was last seen in Anurag Basu‘s anthology film Ludo, which released on Netflix on November 13. Along with Kapur, the movie also starred Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Abhishek Bachchan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Saraf, and Pearle Maaney
He was also seen in Malang, directed by Mohit Suri, starring Anil Kapoor and Disha Patani. The film released earlier this year.
Talking about Ludo and Malang, Kapur told Mumbai Mirror: “Last year, around this time, I was juggling between the shoots of Malang and Ludo. Both films got me a lot of appreciation. Covid notwithstanding, this year has been a special one on the work front. I have been living with OM since the last few months now, and I am looking forward to the journey.”