Director Raaj Shaandilyaa goes into home quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: September 10, 2020 12:16 PM2020-09-10T12:16:44+5:302020-09-10T12:17:20+5:30

Writer-director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who helmed Ayushmann Khurrana- Nushrat Bharucha starrer Dream Girl, has tested positive for COVID-19. Raaj confirmed ...

Director Raaj Shaandilyaa goes into home quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 | Director Raaj Shaandilyaa goes into home quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

Director Raaj Shaandilyaa goes into home quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

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Writer-director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who helmed Ayushmann Khurrana- Nushrat Bharucha starrer Dream Girl, has tested positive for COVID-19. Raaj confirmed the news to E-times. Speaking about the diagnosis, Raaj said, "It all began 7 days back when I developed fever that did not go down. Finally, I got myself tested for  Coronavirus."Raaj. who has also written dialogues for movies such as 'Jabariya Jodi' and 'Freaky Ali', plans to reunite with Ayushmann for a massy entertainer. "I am writing a script and it will be with Ayushmann. It is not a sequel of ‘Dream Girl’. The writing is almost done. I have told Ayushmann I am writing something for him and he said, ‘Let me know’. 

“This will be an entertaining commercial film with a social message,” he had said in one of his recent interviews.There were reports that Raaj is also planning to team up with Varun Dhawan for a comedy film. The filmmaker was supposed to give a final narration of a certain story to Varun in March/April. However, the project has not been confirmed yet as both, Varun and Raaj haven't met much because of the COVID-19 lockdown. Shaandilyaa began his career in 2006 and has written approximately 350 scripts for Krishna Abhishek and Sudesh Lehri and approximately 200 scripts for comedian Kapil Sharma. Shaandilyaa holds a 2013 record in the Limca Book of Records for having written 625 scripts. In 2019, he made his directorial debut with the comedy film Dream Girl, which was a commercial success.

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