Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has previously directed the 51-year-old actor in 2002 film Devdas
Deepti Naval's play Ek Mulaqat was staged in an auditorium in Delhi on September 20. She played the role of author Amrita Pritam. The play explored the author's relationship with Urdu poet, Sahir Ludhianvi, whose role was played by actor Shekhar Suman
In the film, Sonakshi will reportedly play Amrita Pritam, the poet and author who shared a long and tumultuous relationship with Ludhianvi while Fawad is reportedly being considered for the part of her husband, renowned artist and writer, Imroze.
Actress Kareena Kapoor, who is rumoured to have been roped in to play writer Amrita Pritam in a biopic on legendary Urdu poet Sahir Ludhianvi, says she is still reading the script of the project.
After slipping into the roles of Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad respectively on stage, thespian actor Tom Alter now aspires to enact the roles of two stalwarts of Partition, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Bollywood has finally got a name to helm the reins of the much awaited film on the life and loves of master storyteller Guru Dutt. The biopic will now be made by Dharm fame director Bhavna Talwar.
Shamshad Begum, who died at 94, was among the first playback singers of Bollywood. Many of her hit songs have been remixed for modern listeners but little is known about the reclusive singer herself.