The light breezy chemistry of Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in Piku was an absolute treat to watch and the good news now is that Vishal Bharadwaj has roped in the duo to star in his upcoming untitled film and fans are damn delighted with the latest update.
The Mumbai Mirror reported that Deepika Padukone will play the role of a feared mafia don Rahima Khan popularly known as Sapna Didi and Irrfan Khan will play a local gangster. The film is based on one of the chapters from S. Hussain Zaidi's book - Mafia Queens of Mumbai.
A source close to the film spilled the beans on the storyline by saying, "Sapna Didi had planned Dawood's execution during a cricket match in Sharjah to avenge her husband's death. Unfortunately for her, he got wind of her plans and killed her days before she could get to him. The film is expected to go on the floors by the year-end."
Vishal Bharadwaj opened up to Mumbai Mirror and said, "Honey has been a part of my life since before I made my first film. Launching him as a director after Abhishek Chaubey gives me deep joy. He will make a fine director. Deepika has been asking me to write a script for her for a long time. She has heard this script and loved it. We are in an advanced stage of discussion with her."
Deepika Padukone will will start shooting for the film after completing Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati and this will be the first time that she'll be working with director Vishal Bharadwaj. Also, Trade Analyst Tarun Adarsh took to Twitter by saying, "#BreakingNews: Deepika Padukone and Irrfan in Vishal Bhardwaj and KriArj [#Rustom] new untitled film. Directed by Honey Trehan."