Mumbai: Vishal Bharadwaj’s films are inherent stunners and cinephiles are known to await them with bated breaths. His upcoming, ‘Rangoon,’ a self-confessed dream project, is easily amongst the most awaited films in recent times.
Though apart from the era that the film is set to the backdrop of, and the roles of the three principle stars, Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, nothing much was known about the film.
But if we’re to go by a recent report, the film is a biopic.
Kangana, who’ll also be soon playing Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi in a biopic, will be portraying Mary Ann Evans, aka Fearless Nadia in the film, Bollywood’s very first stuntwoman.
Reportedly, Shahid plays an Indian armyman, fighting for the British army, she had initially fallen in love with. She later falls for director Jamshed JBH Wadia’s younger brother Homi, portrayed by Saif, whom she meets after landing in India.
Homi had fallen for her himself, and began casting her in his films, written with her in mind. They untimately get married in the film.
‘Hunterwali,’ was said to have been amongst Nadia’s first roles. She had performed some daredevil stunts in the film, thereby fetching the tile.
Rangoon, now all the more exciting, is slated for a 2017 release....