Shahid Kapoor's Jersey is a remake of a Telugu film of the same name and will release on Diwali this year. The festival has always been a cynosure of all attention in the film industry as it has most of the time led to rich dividends at the box office. But do you know Jersey is many firsts for Shahid Kapoor? This is his first Diwali release since his debut in 2003. Now if you consider Dil Toh Pagal Hai here, Jersey will be his second Diwali release. The only difference being Shahid wasn't even credited in DTPH. Jersey: Shahid Kapoor Wraps Shooting of His Upcoming Sports Drama, Says ‘47 Days of Shoot During COVID’ Was ‘Just Unbelievable’

You all are aware that Shahid Kapoor was part of Shiamak Davar's troupe who worked on DTPH and Taal. You might even have noticed him dancing amongst the many background dancers with Karisma Kapoor in front or in Taal, with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Dil Toh Pagal Hai was 1997's Diwali release if you remember and starred Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit, apart from Karisma Kapoor.

Jersey is a story about a has-been cricketer who returns to the game in his late thirties for his country and also to get a Jersey for his son.

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