Nikkhil Advani’s Baazaar is all set to go on floors. A thriller set against the backdrop of the stock market, the script, after a few alterations is ready. Saif Ali Khan will play the lead in the film, which will also mark the debut of Vinod Mehra’s son Rohan.
Says a source from the team, “The casting is done. Saif plays the older hero while Rohan plays the younger parallel lead. Arjun Kapoor was approached for it, but he didn’t have the dates they wanted to shoot for.”
And now, they have approached two prominent leading ladies opposite Saif and Rohan. Adds our khabri, “Nimrat Kaur has been offered the main leading lady’s part opposite Saif where she will play his love interest. There will be another young, fresh romantic angle with Rohan Mehra’s character. For that, Nikkhil has cast Dangal girl Fatima Sana Shaikh. Nikkhil has loved her in Dangal and feels she will be brilliant in this thriller too.” Interesting.
Fatima Sana Shaikh is quite a well-known name now thanks to the popularity that Dangal fetched her. Obviously, post the successful outing, the actress must have expected everything to turn to her favour. However, this isn’t the case.
The actress lost out on a role in Thugs Of Hindostan. Speaking to BollywoodLife, the actress said, “Thugs Of Hindostan ke baare mein kya batau. I am not playing that role. Main chahti thi film mujhe mile (What can I say about Thugs Of Hindostan? I am not playing that role. I wanted to bag that film.)”