Shahid Kapoor next film is about escalating electricity bills

Vastavam web: Shahid Kapoor’s next film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is about escalating electricity bills and has a social message, its director said.Diwali makes it just the right occasion for us to bring light on a subject that needs to be discussed.’Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is a light-hearted social drama, and since it is based on the issue of astronomical electricity bills that citizens face, the makers thought it was ideal to launch the title and teaser on the festival of lights, a press release issued here said.
“Let’s celebrate the festival of light with the hope that soon electricity will be a right and not a privilege for all,” Shahid tweeted, along with a video revealing the title.There were rumours that the Shahid Kapoor-starrer was called ‘Roshni’, which is not the official title. The casting of the film is underway and the makers will also soon announce the it’s leading lady.Shahid will be seen next in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’.