Varun Dhawan is set to play the lead in the Indian installment of the Prime Video science-fiction series Citadel. This marks the Badlapur actor's digital debut. The Russo Brothers, who created the original show, shared the first look of Varun’s character on social media. Raj and DK, known for creating the hit web series, The Family Man, will serve as showrunners and directors on the forthcoming show. Varun's sci-fi series is all set to start filming in January, next year.
Taking to Instagram, The Russo Brother wrote: "We are thrilled to officially announce that we will be bringing you the Indian installment of the Citadel universe. The local Original spy series will start filming in January 2023.” In the pic, Varun looked handsome as ever as he can be seen dressed in a black T-shirt and brown jacket. Furthermore, Citadel, which stars Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden in the lead will premiere on Prime Video next year.
Varun Dhawan’s friends and co-stars Alia Bhatt and Janhvi Kapoor also responded to the actor's Citadel announcement. Alia shared Dhawan's look and wrote: "This is huge! Killing it you guys." While Janhvi added a fire emoji sticker.