Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra start shooting for Namastey England in Amritsar, seek blessings at Golden Temple

22 February 2018, 09:43 PM
Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra start shooting for Namastey England, seek blessings at Golden Temple (Photo Source: Twitter)
Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra start shooting for Namastey England, seek blessings at Golden Temple (Photo Source: Twitter)

After five years of their first joint project Ishaqzaade, actors Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra have joined hands for Vipul Amrutlal Shah's upcoming directorial venture 'Namastey England'.

Arjun, who was busy celebrating his cousin Mohit Marwah’s wedding in UAE returned to India before kickstarting the Amritsar schedule of the flick.

Meanwhile, both the actors on Thursday have been seen offering prayers at the Golden Temple along with the director before inception. The trio sought blessings at the Darbar Sahib and will move to Ludhiana, Patiala, Dhaka, Paris, Brussels and London after culmination of the Amritsar schedule.

The lead pair is all set to play Punjabi characters in the film and there would be no better start than seeking blessings at Golden Temple, Amritsar.

Shah, who begins with Amritsar schedule on Thursday, earlier said that this is the perfect time to be in Punjab as the weather is neither too hot nor too cold and the crops will make for stunning visuals.

"From Amritsar, we move to Ludhiana and Patiala. We are filming at more than 75 locations spread across these three cities. Later, we’ll also be shooting in Dhaka, Paris, Brussels and finally in London. That’s how the love story progresses," Shah said in a press statement.

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“Both their characters are from Punjab and this is the first time that Arjun and Parineeti will be playing genuine lovers. Away from the camera, they are good friends and are always joking and pranking. There’s a lot of camaraderies and it’s going to be fun working with them,” he added.

“Arjun and Parineeti have been prepping for a few weeks. They have gone through dance rehearsals, costume trials, readings and now are ready for “Lights, Camera, Action! You will see a completely new Arjun and Parineeti,” Vipul said.

According to a source, closed to Namastey England, it was Arjun's idea to visit the Golden Temple for a fine start and the actor enjoyed a lot his first ever visit to the holy place.

Interestingly, the movie marks the third collaboration of Arjun and Parineeti Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar being their second.

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Earlier, both the actors were being inundated with love and wishes for their adorable chemistry on the screen and it will literally be a visual treat for the audience to have them come back for a love story again.

Namastey England is scheduled to hit theatres on December 7, 2018

First Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 08:53 PM
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