It was earlier reported filming a dance number for Katrina Kaif star Ishaan Khatter and Siddhan Chaturvedi
had been canceled due to the sudden increase in COVID-19 cases in late December and the first week of January. Not only
but several films had their filming blocked or postponed because of the Omicron scare. However, now that cases are down again, we hear that Katrina Kaif has bounced back to rehearse the dance number from her horror-comedy flick.
According to a report in Etimes, Katrina Kaif is back on the sets of
and rehearse for the dance number at Yash Raj Studios. The track will be choreographed by Ganesh Hegde and will also feature Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi. The report further adds that the song was supposed to be shot in December 2021 but was put on hold due to the rising number of cases. The report quotes a Bollywood source to reveal, “All filming that was on hold is expected to resume by the end of the month as cases in Maharashtra have started to decline. This has brought back confidence in the film industry to come back to work.”
Is the filming of Katrina Kaif’s Phone Booth Song with Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi postponed?
Apart from Phone Booth, a song from the movie
Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani
featuring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh was also blocked for the same reason. Apparently, the song will also be touring soon. It was reported earlier that the dance floor of
could not be shot earlier because there is a need for at least 100 background dancers in the film, which made it all the more difficult to shoot for the same amid the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19.
Phone Bhoot by Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi will be released on July 15, 2022
Phone Bhoot, the film is set to hit theaters on July 15, 2022. Helmed by Gurmmeet Singh, written by Ravi Shankaran and Jasvinder Singh Bath,
is Excel Entertainment’s new offering after
Interestingly, the release date of
coincides with that of the emblematic
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
which was released on July 15, 2011 and marks Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi’s first film together.
Article first published: Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 11:37 a.m. [IST]