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Batti Gul Meter Chalu
First Look
Directed byShree Narayan Singh
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Prernaa Arora
Vipul K Rawal
Nishant Pitti
Written byVipul K Rawal
StarringShahid Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor
Yami Gautam
Music byT-Series
CinematographyAnushman Mahaley
Edited byShree Narayan Singh
Distributed by
Release date
  • 31 August 2018 (2018-08-31)

Batti Gul Meter Chalu is an upcoming Indian comedy-drama written by Vipul K Rawal[1] and directed by Shree Narayan Singh. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam in lead roles[2][3] It is produced by Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment and Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the banner of T-Series and Nishant Pitti of EaseMyTrip .[4] Principal photography began in February 2018 and the film is scheduled for release on 31 August 2018.[5][6]



Development and casting[edit]

After Shahid Kapoor read the script and agreed to do the film, producer Prerna Arora roped in director Shree Narayan Singh to helm the film.[1] The official announcement of the film was made in October 2017.[8] According to Singh, The film has a social theme and was centered on escalating electricity bill prices in India.[9] The makers moved to actresses like Katrina Kaif,[10] Vaani Kapoor,[11] Sonakshi Sinha[12] and Ileana D'Cruz[13] to play the lead role. However, in January 2018, the makers confirmed Shraddha Kapoor[14] to be the lead actress in the film whereas Yami Gautam will be seen in a supporting role as a lawyer alongside Shahid Kapoor.[15]

Principal photography[edit]

The filming began in February 2018.[16] The film will be shot extensively in locations like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Tehri, Mussoorie, Nainital, New Delhi and Mumbai. The filming is scheduled to culminate within May 2018.[17] Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a Garhwali lawyer from Uttarakhand. He also learnt the Garhwali accent for shooting the film. Shraddha, on the other hand plays Lalita Nautiyal a.k.a "Nauti", a local girl of Dehradun.[18] Yami Gautam, who plays the second lead in the film, will feature as a lawyer from New Delhi took help of Hindi Literature to prepare for her role.[19]

The first schedule of the film started in February 2018 and finished within two weeks in Tehri.[20] The second schedule of the film started in the last week of February in Uttarakhand.[21]

Marketing and release[edit]

The first look poster and teaser of the film was released by Shahid Kapoor on his twitter handle on 20 October 2017.[22] The principal photography began in February 2018 and will finish in May 2018. The Official Poster of the film will be released on 31 June 2018.[23] The film is to be released on 31 August 2018.


The music rights of the film are acquired by T-Series.[24]


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  2. Back to. "Batti Gul Meter Chalu: Shahid Kapoor's next is based on issue of high electricity bills in India- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  3. "Padmaavat over, Shahid Kapoor plunges into Batti Gul Meter Chalu, hires coach to learn Garhwali". Bollywood Hungama. 23 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  4. "Toilet Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh on his next Batti Gul Meter Chalu: I am thrilled to begin work in Uttarakhand". The Indian Express. 2017-10-27. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  5. "Shahid Kapoor begins shooting for Batti Gul Meter Chalu in Uttarakhand. See pics from sets". Hindustan Times. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  6. Share on Twitter (2017-08-21). "Shahid Kapoor to feature in Rustom writer, Vipul K Rawal's next". The India Times. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
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  8. http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/toilet-ek-prem-katha-director-shree-narayan-singh-batti-gul-meter-chalu-4909177/
  9. http://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/batti-gul-meter-chalu-shahid-kapoors-next-is-based-on-issue-of-high-electricity-bills-in-india-4163309.html
  10. "batti gul meter chalu katrina kaif - Google Search". www.google.co.in. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  11. [2] Deccan Chronicle
  12. [3] Bombay Times
  13. [4] India.com
  14. "[[Times of India]]". Retrieved 21 February 2018. URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  15. "[[Indian Express]]". Retrieved 21 February 2018. URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  16. "[[Hindustan Times]]". Retrieved 21 February 2018. URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  17. "With Shahid Kapoor on Batti Gul Meter Chalu set. Just 'good vibes' here. Nothing else". Times Now. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  18. [5] Bollywood Hungama
  19. [6] NDTV India
  20. [7] Shraddha Kapoor starts shooting for Batti Gul Meter Chalu | February 12'2018
  21. [8] Hindustan Times - Batti Gul Meter Chalu - Schedule 2 - Uttarakhand
  22. [9] India TV
  23. "[[Times of India]]". Retrieved 21 February 2018. URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  24. "Batti Gul Meter Chalu: Even before the release of 'Padmavati', Shahid Kapoor announces his next film". Dnaindia.com. 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2018-02-11.

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