Biopics might have become the flavour of the season and after the successful projects on the lives of several sportsmen, it's time to witness the life of athlete PT Usha unfold on celluloid. Two actresses are in the running for the role.
Recently, it was reported that Katrina Kaif will soon step into the shoes of ace Indian athlete PT Usha in her biopic.
Katrina, who's high on Bharat's success now, has already signed up for Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi that is being headlined by Akshay Kumar. But when we met the actress and asked her what's happening on the PT Usha biopic, she had said, "Yes, we are still discussing it. There's nothing concrete and I wouldn't like to say anything more than that."
Now, we hear the makers also have another actress in mind for the same project.
Our source says, "Jacqueline Fernandez too has been offered the part. Jacqueline, who was taking a small acting course, is back to the city and recently met the biopic's director to discuss the film. She had been approached for the project a few months ago." Speculations are rife that the makers behind the hit Telugu actioner Pokiri will be backing the biopic.
Currently, Jacqueline is also interested in taking up hard-hitting subjects.
"Although initially she was skeptical of leading a complete film, Jacqueline wants to experiment with her characters now. She has not only been approached for the PT Usha biopic, but is also in talks for the remake of Arth. In all probabilities, she will play Smita Patil's role from the original."
Apart from that, Jacqueline is currently shooting for her digital debut - Shirish Kunder's Mrs Serial Killer, which is yet another hard hitting gritty thriller.
"She has been shooting nights for the web show, since the time she's landed in the city. The schedule will be wrapped up in another two weeks."