As Shahid Kapoor prepares for his lawyer act in ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’, he will lock horns in the court with Ileana D’Cruz, who could be roped in as the strong headed lawyer in the courtroom drama. Shree Narayan Singh, the director of ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, will be directing this film and the makers are in talks with Ileana to play an impactful role that of a lawyer. Katrina Kaif and Shraddha Kapoor are reportedly in the race to play Shahid’s love interest in ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’. The film will showcase the issue of electricity shortage and the team will begin shooting from January 2018. ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is slated to release on August 31, 2018.