The ‘Pink’ movie duo Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan is set to make a come back with Vishal Bharadwaj upcoming untitled movie. The film will be helmed by Honey Trehan, who has worked along with Vishal in ‘Kaminey’ and ‘Omkara’. The film is an adoption of one of the chapters from book ‘Mafia Queen Of Mumbai’. The book has a list of Women Gangsters and their life stories.
The movie is based on the life of Rahima Khan aka Sapna Didi. She has no criminal background but the women became gangster to take revenge for the death of her husband Mehmood Kalia, who was murdered by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. She was a mafia queen who ruled Mumbai during 1990’s. Sapna Didi planned to kill Dawood during a cricket match, but unfortunately, Dawood got winds of her plan and killed her before she could get to him. She also helped police to keep a tab on Dawood’s business. She has made many attempts to kill the underworld don but every time she failed to do so. She was viciously murdered at her residence at Nagapada.
Deepika Padukone has been finalized to play the role of women gangster Sapna Didi. Wherein Irrfan Khan will essay the role of a local gangster who is in love with Sapna and helps her in a mission to kill Dawood Ibrahim.
Cast and Crew
Producer: Vishal Bharadwaj
Star Cast: Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan
Director: Honey Trahne
Co-Producer: Prerna Arora and Arjun N Kapoor
Speaking to media Producer Vishal said, Deepika has been asking me to write a script for her from a long time. She heard the script and is excited to start the shoot.
The audience will get to see Deepika Padukone in a new avatar as a ‘Lady Don’. Meanwhile, another lady don Shraddha Kapoor is gearing up for her upcoming movie Haseena: The Queen Of Mumbai. Wherein Shraddha Kapoor is playing the role of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar.
After wrapping up the shoot for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmavati‘, Deepika is expected to start shooting for this movie.
Movie Release Date
The movie is slated to be released on 2 October 2018.