One of the best Hollywood films, The Fault In Our Stars is being remade in Hindi, wherein actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been finalised to play the male lead. Now, the makers of the film and Sushant himself have announced the name of the leading lady.
Sanjana Sanghi has been finalised to star opposite actor Sushant Singh Rajput in the Hindi adaptation of the 2014 hit Hollywood film "The Fault In Our Stars".
Presented and produced by Fox Star Studios, the shoot will begin by mid-2018. Casting director Mukesh Chhabra will make his debut as a director with this film. Oscar winner A.R. Rahman is also on board to compose the music for the romance drama.
"I met Sanjana first during the casting of 'Rockstar'. She was a young and dynamic girl with great energy. After a few years she reconnected for a few ad casting jobs -- she came across as a mature young lady and to my surprise, she was a fabulous actor," Chhabra said in a statement.
"I was instantly sure that I would love to make a film with her one day. Once 'The Fault in Our Stars' script was ready, she fitted right in, the perfect face. Well, I can't wait to create magic with this talented girl," he added.
Happy to announce that the talented and beautiful @SanjanaSanghi96 will be co-starring alongside @itsSSR in my debut directorial project #TheFaultInOurStars produced by @foxstarhindi & music by the master @arrahman pic.twitter.com/8NQ1KgIewy— mukesh chhabra CSA (@CastingChhabra) March 19, 2018
Sushant Singh Rajput welcomed the actor on board with some sweet words on Twitter. He wrote, “The beautiful @sanjanasanghi96 will be co-starring with me in the remake of the Hollywood hit #TheFaultInOurStars directed by @CastingChhabra & music by @arrahman @foxstarhindi” Well, we are keen to know more about Sanjana.
Rucha Pathak, Chief Creative Officer, Fox Star Studios, said: "Mukesh called me out of the blue one day to meet her... and she had a striking and yet innocent personality but what really caught my attention was when Mukesh screen tested her.
"She nailed it in her audition and we knew right away she was our leading lady. Looking forward to launching this talented young lady in Mukesh's directorial debut."
The Fault In Our Stars" is based on John Green's bestselling novel. The Hollywood film features Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.
(with IANS inputs)