After working with number of A-list actresses like Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, now actor Shahid Kapoor is keen to work with Katrina Kaif. He recommends her name to father Pankaj Kapoor for his directorial debut Mausam, but Pankaj is not convinced with it and looking for a young new face.

Mausam is the directorial debut of Pankaj Kapoor and Shasha (Shahid) will play the male lead in it. While for the female lead, the son actor recommended Katrina’s name, but the father actor is not so keen to do so. Revealing the situation, a source said, “After working with A-list actresses such as Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Vidya Balan, Katrina Kaif is the next actress on Shahid’s wish list. He thinks Katrina is extremely talented and would love to work with her in a film. His father’s movie is a love story and Shasha (Shahid) finds Katrina apt for the role.”

“He has spoken to his dad Pankaj recommending Katrina for the film. But, Pankaj is keen to cast a young fresh face for the film. A nationwide hunt is on for the film,” added the source.

When asked to Pankaj Kapoor, he said, “I am still in the scripting process. My daughter is looking into the casting. Only once I am done with the script, will I be able to take the final callfor the female lead.”

Shooting for the film will start in January next year.