Look what we have here! We heard from reliable sources that director Rajkumar Hirani has roped in ex-Bigg Boss contestant Karishma Tanna to essay pivotal role in the upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt. The film in question boasts of an impressive star cast that comprises of actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza, Manisha Koirala and Paresh Rawal.
Tanna's character will be modeled after actress Madhuri Dixit, one of the many rumored love interests of Sanjay Dutt, played by Ranbir Kapoor in the film, in the biopic. The film will chart Dutt's course in real and reel life, the controversies and the highs and lows that he went through in both the spheres of his life.
Ranbir Kapoor, the reel life Sanjay Dutt, had voiced about the film: The audience will get to know the real Sanjay Dutt. There is a certain image of him because of the controversies and his imprisonment. Whatever we have shown in the film is an honest portrayal. There is no exaggeration nor is it a propaganda film. It is not like just because we are making a film, we have to show him in a very positive light.
The ex-Bigg Boss contestant, who has already shot for the film in a three-day schedule, had recently shared with a leading daily: I am doing a guest appearance. I am sharing screen space with Ranbir Kapoor, but I am not exactly playing Sanjay Dutt's love interest, I am one of his encounters… It's just a cameo but I would take my role as important as it is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt, so whatever is important in his life is being shown in the film.
It was earlier rumored that Sonam Kapoor would be essaying the role that is now reportedly assigned to Karishma. This recent development makes one wonder if Sonam Kapoor will play Tina Munim in the film. We will have to wait for these questions to be answered, till then keep Follo-ing for more!