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Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan’s next gets a release date!

The ‘Piku’ (2015) pair, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan are all set to reunite for a film. Reportedly, this yet-to-be-titled project will see Deepika playing the role of a mafia Queen Rahima Khan, popularly known as Sapna Didi, while Irrfan Khan will be seen essaying the role of a local gangster, who is in love with her. His character helps her in her mission to kill Dawood Ibrahim to avenge the death of her husband. Sounds interesting, right?

And today, there’s a latest news about this much-anticipated project. The makers have locked the release date and it is scheduled to hit the screens in the year 2018. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh has tweeted, “Vishal Bhardwaj – KriArj co-production, starring Irrfan and Deepika Padukone, to release on 2 Oct 2018 [Holiday weekend].” [sic]

Reports suggest that the film will be based on the story ‘Femme Fatale’, which is a part of S Hussain Zaidi’s novel, ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’.

The film will be marking the directorial debut of Honey Trehan, the casting director of films like ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!’, ‘Talvar’, ‘Udta Punjab’, ‘Raees’, etc. It is to be co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj along with Prernaa Arora and Arjun N Kapoor’s KriArj Entertainment.

Watch this space for more updates.

       

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