After the sudden death of Sushant Singh Rajput, filmmaker Rumi Jafry has confirmed that he was in talks with the actor and alleged girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty regarding a film. Jafry has now revealed that the duo was supposed to be casted opposite each other in one of his upcoming films which was due to commence shoot in July. He also added that he wasn’t aware of their break-up, suggested by other reports.
Jafry was working on romantic comedy with the rumoured couple, Sushant-Rhea, and has confirmed that he was on a call with the duo about the same. He told E Times, “He never told me about it, and Rhea, too, did not say anything of the sort. The last time I discussed this project with him was in the first week of June. They were together on the call. In fact, it was Rhea who got him on the call. Then, on June 12, I had messaged him, and he was very excited about the project”.
The production of the film was expected to be done before November. When asked whether this film was because the couple were due to get wed, Jafry said, “I am not aware about the marriage bit. I got to know about it through the news media”.
Rhea Chakraborty was seen visiting the hospital to pay her respects to Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed of suicide on June 14.