Sanya Malhotra to turn a muse for photographer Nawazuddin Siddiqui
After delivering a knockout performance in her debut movie ‘Dangal’ as Babita Kumari, the fans of actress Sanya Malhotra were eagerly waiting for the announcement of her next outing on big screen. And finally, the actress has bagged an interesting project opposite none other than actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, the talented actress has bagged a role in filmmaker Ritesh Batra’s next directorial. Reports suggest that the director of ‘The Lunchbox’ fame will shoot this film extensively in Mumbai. Talking about this project, the filmmaker has said, “Set in Mumbai, it’s a love story of sorts between a poor photographer and his muse.” [sic] (Also Read: Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I am the only one here experimenting)
Further, he said, “There are a lot of other actors too in the film. It’ll have an ensemble cast since there are 44 parts in it. There will be a lot of exciting actors but Nawaz and Sanya are the two leads.” [sic]
When asked about the casting process, Ritesh added saying, “Nawaz is someone I worked with before, and I wanted to work with him again. So, he has always been attached to the project since I wrote the first draft. As for the girl’s part, we auditioned a lot of people, and that’s how Sanya was selected, through an intense process of auditioning.” [sic]
Apparently, the film’s title has been locked as ‘Photograph’ and it is all set to go on floors later this year.
Watch this space for more updates.