Actress Sonam Kapoor, who has been very busy on the work front with movies like Veere Di Wedding, Padman and the Sanjay Dutt biopic, is said to have been roped in for director Nikkhil Advani’s next thriller-drama, titled Snow. Sonam is currently involved in the filming of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, which is being directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar and stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla and Rajkummar Rao in the lead roles.
It had earlier been reported that she had not been approached for a role in Snow, but now, according to a report in Pinkvilla, a source close to the film has revealed that the actress has indeed been confirmed to play the role of a cop in the thriller-drama.
The source went on to reveal that the project is set to go on the floors soon after a discussion, and the makers are looking for the right male actor to star opposite Sonam.
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Regarding Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, the title is based on a super-hit song from 1994 film 1942: A Love Story. It will also mark the Bollywood debut of south actress Regina Cassandra, who, along with actress Madhumalti Kapoor, have crucial roles in the film.
The movie is about a Hindu woman who falls in love with a Muslim man, whose life falls apart when she discovers her father’s infidelity with a woman who aspires to be an actress. The teaser of the film was released on June 27, 2018, and it is expected to hit screens on February 1, 2019.