Vishal Bhardwaj’s last film Rangoon did not go well at the box office, but he won our hearts by creating an epic love saga through his film, 'Omkara'.
The filmmaker always portrayed interesting stories on the big screen through his movies
And now a source says that he is all set to bring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan together for his next!
As per the report, the film is based on Hussain Zaidi's book, 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'.
Deepika Padukone will be seen playing a mafia queen, whereas Irrfan will don the role of a local gangster who is in love with the actress. Confirming the news, Bhardwaj said, "Deepika has been asking me to write a script for her for a long time. She has heard this script and loved it. We are in an advanced stage of discussion with her."
Reportedly, Deepika will play Sapna Didi whose mission was to kill gangster Dawood Ibrahim.
About the story, a source revealed, "Sapna Didi had planned Dawood's execution during a cricket match in Sharjah to avenge her husband's death. Unfortunately for her, he got wind of her plans and killed her days before she could get to him. The film is expected to go on the floors by the year-end."
The film will be co-produced by Prerna Arora. Confirming about Deepika and Irrfan's pairing, Prerna said, "Yes, it is true that we are producing the film along with Vishalji.
She also considers, Vishal Bhardwaj is one of the finest directors in the country. We are looking forward to this collaboration. Yes, it is true that we are working together on this untitled venture.
The film will be produced by Vishal and directed by debutant Honey Trehan.
Talking about the same, Vishal praised Honey, and said, "Honey has been a part of my life since before I made my first film. Launching him as a director after Abhishek Chaubey gives me deep joy. He will make a fine director. The film will go on floors in the month of December this year.