Actor Jaideep Ahlawat, known for his strong performances in films like Raazi and Gangs of Wasseypur, will feature in Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday-starrer Khaali Peeli as a villain. CONFIRMED! Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday’s Film Is Titled Khaali Peeli, Maqbool Khan Directorial to Release in June 2020.
Jaideep shared: "It's always challenging to play a typical Hindi film villain- something different from what I have been doing, I hope I do justice to the written part and I am looking forward to work with this young talent." The film is being produced by Zee Studios, Ali Abbas Zafar and Himanshu Kishan Mehra. Bard of Blood Trailer: Emraan Hashmi Is on a Deadly Rescue Mission in Shah Rukh Khan’s First Netflix Production and We Are Totally Hooked – Watch Video!
Zafar said: "It's a performance-driven film and we decided to handpick Jaideep because he is an incredible actor. He perfectly fits the strong negative character in the film who is a typical Indian traditional villain." The film will release on June 12, 2020.