If you thought Fitoor was all about Noor (Aditya Roy Kapur) and Fidraus’ (Katrina Kaif) love story, you have got it all wrong. An Abhishek Kapoor directorial, the story of Fitoor revolves majorly around Begum Hazrat’s (Tabu) obsession with her past. The phenomenal actress is all set to play Katrina’s mother in the film.Also Read - Katrina Kaif Sends Birthday Wishes to Rumoured ‘Devar’ Sunny Kaushal, Vicky Kaushal's Brother
Begum Hazrat’s character is such that it has clouded herself with the memories of her past. Although possesses all the richness of the world and is a beautiful, attractive woman, her mind is captivated by negative emotions. Also Read - Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Release Date Out: Kartik Aaryan-Kiara Advani Starrer To Release Next Year
This isn’t the first time when Tabu will be seen essaying a strong, intense character onscreen. Tabu’s character of Begum Hazrat is inspired from Miss Havisham- a popular character from Charles Dickens’ novel “Great Expectations.” ALSO READ: Fitoor music review: Arijit Singh-Amit Trivedi make Katrina Kaif & Aditya Roy Kapur starrer melodiously magical! Also Read - Sooryavanshi Release Date Out: Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif's Film To Have Diwali Release
Tabu‘s role in Haider was based on Queen Gertrude, Prince Hamlet’s mother in the original play while in Maqbool she played Lady Macbeth and her performance driven roles have made her a notch higher than the actresses of this era. We wonder if she will steal the thunder from Katrina Kaif in Fitoor! The film will release on February 12.