The Piku Jodi of Deepika Padukone and Irrfan are back in an untitled film based on the life of mafia queen Rahima Khan popularly known as Sapna Didi that will be directed by Vishal Bhardwaj’s long time associate Honey Trehan.
T-series confirmed the news on social media, stating via Tweets, “T-Series join hands with KriArj Entertainment & Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures to produce Sapna Didi biopic starring Deepika Padukone & Irrfan…Sapna Didi Biopic goes on floors in early 2018 and is slated to release in October 2018.”
T-Series join hands with KriArj Entertainment and Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures to present ‘Sapna Didi’ biopic starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan. The film is based on one of the chapters of former investigative journalist turned author S Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai. Sapna Didi was one of the most feared female dons from the 80’s.
The film will be produced by T-Series, KriArj Entertainment and Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures.
Producer Bhushan Kumar says, ‘Deepika and Irrfan are great actors. We are very excited with the subject and are proud of associating with KriArj Entertainment and Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures on this film.’ Shooting of the film begins early 2018 and it is slated for release in Oct 2018.
Currently Deepika Padukone is working on Padmavati, which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.