Leading lady problems seemed to have plagued the makers of Nagarjuna’s upcoming film, The Ghost. Initially, it had Kajal Aggarwal as the leading lady, but she had to back off from the film after she conceived her first child.
After an extensive search, the makers even came close to zeroing in on Amala Paul, although things did not materialise with the actress either.
However, we now hear the filmmakers have finally been able to breathe easy.
A source from the unit tells us that Mehreen has now been finalised to be paired opposite Nag. The filmmakers believe Mehreen’s spunk will come in handy to perform a major action sequence in the film.
“The filmmakers have briefed Mehreen about how crucial the action sequences are in the film. Since Mehreen plays a RAW agent and her role would be to assist Nag in his mission in the film, the actress has to prepare for her part. She will soon undergo training,” our source added.
While an official announcement is expected soon, Mehreen has apparently also signed another film, a Karthik-Reddy directorial, opposite Havish....