Mumbai, July 28 -- Their last project together was the 2002 film, Saathiya. And now actor Vivek Oberoi and producer Aditya Chopra will team up once again after a gap of 12 years. Vivek will play the second lead in the film which is a comic caper about three people trying to rob a bank.
Riteish Deshmukh has been confirmed as the lead of the film. He will play the leader of the gang of thieves. A source close to the project reveals, "Vivek will play a CBI officer who wreaks havoc in the lives of the bank robbers. The film will to on the floors immediately, and is scheduled for an early 2015 release."
Rhea Chakroborty will star as the female lead. When contacted, Ashish Patil, who's part of the production house says, "The game has just got bigger with Vivek. We're thrilled to welcome him to the party."
We're told that the makers were in talks with Vivek for this project for a while and, after the narration, the actor was pleased with the script. Vivek and Riteish last worked together in Grand Masti (2013).