Deepika, who is currently roped in for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s project Padmavati alongside alleged boyfriend Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. Rumours are making rounds that Deepika is planning to collaborate with her Piku star Irrfan Khan for another time. The film is said to be based on mafia Queen Sapna Didi.
The film will be helmed by Vishal Bhardwaj and it will showcase the life history of Rahima Khan.
A report of Mumbai Mirror stated that the stars have already started work on the project. It was also reported that Deepika met with Irrfan and had a long discussion about the film and their characters.
A source said, ‘’The team had been meaning to meet for a while now. Since Deepika wasn’t shooting for Padmavati and Irrfan is in town, they decided to gather on Tuesday to discuss the script, how their characters would shape up and their looks.”
While talking about the project and collaboration with Deepika, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj said, “Deepika had been persuading me to write the script and make a film on ‘Femme Fatale’. I’m happy that she loved the script and agreed to work with Honey on this.”
Vishal further said, “Irrfan is an incredible actor. I’m looking forward to the two of them coming together in this film. Honey has been with me for than 15 years. I am sure he will add interesting nuances to the script.”
It is said that the film might release by January next year.
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