MUMBAI: Having created and celebrated fairy tale romances and family entertainers world over like no other, Disney brings India’s first modern day Disney fairytale- Khoobsurat. Befitting the title, the film top-lines actor and international fashion icon Sonam Kapoor, who is set to take centrestage as country’s first Disney Girl with the film.
While Sonam will essay the role of fresh faced, charming and effervescent Milli, an endearing misfit in a royal setting, Khoobsurat will also mark the big Bollywood debut of Pakistani heartthrob and the most popular star of his generation, Fawad Khan, who will reprise the role of a straight jacketed royal prince in this romantic-comedy
“Disney is known world over for heartwarming stories that entertain the whole family, and with Khoobsurat, India will get its first modern-day Disney fairytale. Sonam embodies the character with such ease and panache that it makes this fairytale come to life,” says Amrita Pandey, VP and Head of Marketing and Distribution, Studios, Disney India.
“We are really excited to collaborate with Disney India on Khoobsurat. The movie will be a magical love story between two opposites set in a royal family and a complete feel good entertainer, that will take you through a roller-coaster of emotions like all Disney films do,” says co-producer Rhea Kapoor.
Khoobsurat’ is produced by Walt Disney Pictures in association with Anil Kapoor Film Company, is directed by Shashanka Ghosh and stars Sonam Kapoor & Fawad Khan in the lead. The movie is slated for a September 19th worldwide release.