Shooting for Shilpa Shetty starrer Nikamma has begun. A comeback film for the actor who took a 13 year sabbatical from the active acting life after Dishkiyaoon.

Shetty took to her Instagram account to share the news of the commencement of shoot. The fitness enthusiast has clearly been excited for the film for a long time.

A Sabir Khan directorial, Nikamma also starrs Bhagyashree’s son Abhimanyu Dassani and social media star Shirley Setia.

“Back on the sets… with #Nikamma in the role of Avni. Can’t tell you HOW much I missed this We are going to have so much fun @abhimanyud , love you @sabbir24x7 even when you are trying to cover your stomach with the clap.Wah !! Really Clapworthy,” Shilpa captioned pictures of her with her director and her co-star.

She also shared that she will be playing the role of Avni.

Shilpa’s sister Shamita Shetty responded to her post and wrote, “Yayeeeeeeee congratulations munki looking gorgeous !!!”

Farah Khan and Dia Mirza among others congratulated the actor and wished her luck.

Produced by Sony Pictures and Sabbir Khan films, Nikamma is slated to hit theatres next year.