Vishal Bhardwaj Says “Deepika Padukone Is Among Finest Actors, Irrfan Khan A Favourite” !


Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan stole our heart with their superb chemistry in Shoojit Sircar movie Piku. The two powerhouse actors are all set to entertain us in Vishal Bhardwaj’s yet untitled production. During a recent interaction with the media, Vishal Bhardwaj is quoted excited to work Deepika Padukone who he considers as one of the finest actors in the nation while Irrfan is one of his favorites.

Vishal Bhardwaj recently attended the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival where he was seen promoting his book ‘Nude: Poem’ and was quoted saying that “I am really looking forward to working with Deepika, she is one of the finest actors right now and Irrfan has been one of favoritestes. So I am really excited to work with them,”

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Haider Director is quite excited to work with Deepika Padukone and also informed that Deepika Padukone is an apt choice for the movie despite the recent controversy surrounding her upcoming film Padmaavat. “This is a script I wrote two years back so I am really not sceptical about anything.”

The movie is based on one of the chapters from S. Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai. xXx: Return of Xander Cage actress will be playing the role of dreaded mafia don Rahima Khan popularly known as Sapna Didi, while Irrfan will be seeing essay the role of a local gangster.

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As per sources, the movie has finally got its title and it will be called ‘Sapna Didi’. During a recent interaction with the media, makers of the film, Bhushan Kumar was quoted saying that,” Deepika and Irrfan are great actors. We are very excited about the subject and are proud of associating with KriArj Entertainment and Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures on this film.  Sapna Didi was one of the female Gangster in the 80s who was also one of the most dreaded ones too.

Omkara director also is quite happy with the emergence of digital media in the country and was quoted saying that “Of course it is a good trend. No matter how many platforms come up for the films, I feel there is always room for more. Also, they are coming up with such good content. Everyone is hooked on to some or the other show on Netflix. So the more the merrier.”

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Vishal Bhardwaj also gave an insight of what motivated to pen down his first book, Nude, a collection of poems,  and added that I will keep writing and I think in every two three years I will come up with a book of poems.”