Casting director Mukesh Chhabra is all set to don the hat of a director and his first project is the Hindi remake of the Hollywood film The Fault in Our Stars which won accolades and hearts of millions across the globe will soon have its Hindi remake.
While Sushant Singh Rajput was announced as the hero of the film, the name of the leading lady opposite the hot and handsome star was kept under wraps. Now, the makers have announced a new face who would share the screen space with the MS Dhoni: The Untold Story star. Casting director Mukesh Chhabra took to Twitter and announced Sanjana Sanghi, the new face of B-Town, as the female actor of the much awaited romantic saga.
Soon, Sushant Singh Rajput welcomed the actor on board with some sweet words on Twitter. He wrote, “The beautiful @sanjanasanghi96 will be co-starring with me in the remake of the Hollywood hit #TheFaultInOurStars directed by @CastingChhabra music by @arrahman @foxstarhindi” Well, we are keen to know more about Sanjana.
Speaking to Mumbai Mirror, casting director Mukesh Chhabra, who will be making his directorial debut with the film, said, “I met Sanjana while casting for Rockstar and found her to be a dynamic girl with great energy. After a few years, she reconnected for a few ad jobs and this time she came across as a mature young lady and to my surprise, a fabulous actor. I knew instantly that I would love to make a film with her one day. Once The Fault in Our Stars script was ready, she fit right in. She’s the perfect face and I can’t wait to create magic with this talented girl.”
The remake of 2014 hit film will be produced by Fox Star Studios, and the shooting of the project will commence from the first half of 2018. Casting director Mukesh Chhabra will make his directorial debut with the movie.
Rucha Pathak, chief creative officer, Fox Star Studios, that is producing the film, informed that Chhabra had called the actress one day to meet Sanjana. Speaking of Sanjana, Pathak told the daily, “She has a striking yet innocent personality but her screen-test really caught my eye. She nailed her audition and we knew right away she was our leading lady. We’re looking forward to launching her.”
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