Katrina Kaif’s kid sister Isabelle Kaif, who has been going with her star-sister to various DOS in Bollywood these days, is raring to give way in the industry. Reportedly, she’s set to be launched opposite Sooraj Pancholi, who has himself been struggling to get a home run after his disastrous debut in Hero.
It’s no coincidence then that Sooraj, a Salman Khan protégé, will be calling for another run at stardom with another Salman protégé, Isabelle.
The project will usher in the junior Kaif to Hindi audiences, and will have Salman’s blessings, yet though he won’t officially be producing the film. Bhushan Kumar of T-Series will be producing the film.
A source near to the development, says, “Salman has been worried about the lack of advancement in both Isabelle and Sooraj’s careers.
Both the stars, mentored by Salman, have been waiting on the fringes for long time. At once, when, after years of persuasion by Bhushan, Salman is finally working with T-Series in Bharat, he also resolved to promote Isabelle.”
Bharat is a venture between Bhushan and Salman’s brother-in-law, Atul Agnihotri. Apparently, Salman ‘suggested’ that Bhushan relaunch Sooraj and Isbaelle in a movie together.
“And we all know what Salman’s ‘suggestion’ means,” alleges a source. “No manufacturer would say no to Salman. Bhushan readily agreed to develop the project, which will be directed by Remo D’Souza’s assistant Stanley D’Costa.” Remo, in the meantime, is directing Salman in Race 3.
Sooraj and Isabelle’s movie will take off in the second half of the twelvemonth, and Salman will be on-board in more or less official capacity, which is not yet determined.
Interestingly, Isabelle had made her cinema debut in Indo-Canadian ROM-com Dr Cabbie in 2014, co-starring Vinay Virmani. Salman mentored both youngsters back then, but it seems like he’s considering his commitment to Kat’s family a step further today.