Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh cried on reading the script of their film Lootera, which is adapted from O'Henry's classic story titled 'The Last Leaf'.
Sonakshi and Ranveer were so moved by the story of Vikramaditya Motwane's film Lootera that they wept. Sonakshi Sinha plays the role of the female protagonist in the film.
O'Henry's 'The Last Leaf' is a story of a dying girl who believes that she would die when the last leaf from the tree outside her room falls.
In order to give it a feel of a Bollywood film, Motwane wrote the complete script for the first half of Lootera. However, he kept the second half the same as 'The Last Leaf'. The character of the male protagonist has also been added by Motwane in Lootera.
Speaking about Vikramaditya's effort, producer Vikas Bahl confirmed that Lootera is based on O'Henry's touching story and added that it has been beautifully fleshed out by the director. He also mentioned that due credit will be given to the author of the story.
While the original story of O'Henry is set in the early 20th century, Lootera will be set in the 1970's and the second half of the film is being shot in Kashmir.