Taapsee Pannu to replace Ileana D’Cruz in film on hockey player Sandeep Singh? – Taapsee Pannu is said to be in talks for a film with Diljit Dosanjh, based on the life of Sandeep Singh, former captain of the Indian hockey team.
Taapsee Pannu and Ileana D’Cruz
Taapsee Pannu is said to be in talks for a film with Diljit Dosanjh, based on the life of Sandeep Singh, former captain of the Indian hockey team.
Initially, the makers had approached Ileana D’Cruz, who preferred to give her nod to the Ajay Devgn-starrer Raid.
Pannu is said to be mulling over the offer as she is keen to take on true-life roles after the upcoming comic caper, Judwaa 2. Directed by Shaad Ali, the film kicks off later this year.
Diljit Dosanjh was in news recently for his upcoming film which is believed to be based on the story of Sandeep Singh, the coveted hockey player of India and the ex captain. While the film isn’t a biopic, it’s an important chapter of Sandeep’s life all set to be portrayed on screen.
Much was spoken about the female lead of the film and looks like its Taapsee Pannu who is all set to play the female protagonist in the film.
The film instead of being a biopic will be a love story that revolves around the story of Taapsee and Diljit, both of whom would be playing hockey players in the film.
While the exact details aren’t known, the film is set to be directed by Shaad Ali.
The two actors will be going through extensive training for their hockey playing skills by strict professionals before they commence shoot for the film in Punjab in October.
Taapsee is currently awaiting the release of the much talked about sequel of Judwaa, which is releasing on 29th September. And now immediately after the release Taapsee will immense herself in yet another promising project.