Karachi, April 27: Sonakshi Sinha is all set to star in a film based on Saba Imtiaz’s popular novel ‘Karachi, You’re Killing Me!’ The 28-year-old actress will portray a Karachi-based journalist in the film, titled ‘ Noor,’ reports the Express Tribune. Also Read - Sandeep Nahar Death by Suicide: Khandaani Shafakhana Director Shilpi Dasgupta is Taken Aback

Reportedly, the film that will be directed by newcomer Sunhil Sippy will be in production before the year ends and is said to be release by 2017. Also Read: Sonakshi Sinha planning to launch her clothing line Also Read - Shatrughan Sinha 'Appreciates' Mia Khalifa For Her Tweet Over Farmers' Protest, Talks About Sonakshi Sinha

Saba Imtiaz’s novel revolves around a female journalist Aisha and her work struggles in the titular city. Also Read - Malaika Arora Stuns in a Tiny Blouse-Skirt Set for Arpita Mehta, Fans Call Her 'Burning Hot'

Presently, the ‘Dabangg’ actress is busy shooting for Abhinay Deo’s ‘ Force 2.’ Her other film, A.R. Murugadoss directed ‘ Akira’ is set to release on September 23.