Abhishek Bachchan & Taapsee Pannu to play Sahir Ludhianvi & Amrita Pritam in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film?

Abhishek Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu have been approached by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for a biopic on the life of poet Sahir Ludhianvi. Abhishek might be seen as Sahir and Taapsee may step into the shoes of poetess Amrita Pritam. Read to know more.
Abhishek Bachchan & Taapsee Pannu to play Sahir Ludhianvi & Amrita Pritam in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film?Abhishek Bachchan & Taapsee Pannu to play Sahir Ludhianvi & Amrita Pritam in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film?
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If there is one film-maker in Bollywood who strives to bring forth epic love sagas and is able to successfully pull them off, then it is Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Now, as per reports, Sanjay is all set to produce Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam’s love story on the big screen and has approached two of the talented stars from Bollywood. Yes, as per Mumbai Mirror’s reports, the Manmarziyaan duo Abhishek Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu have been approached to star in a biopic based on the poets Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam.

As per the daily, Abhishek will get into the shoes of Sahir Ludhianvi, while Taapsee will be seen as Amrita Pritam. Sanjay had mentioned that Sahir Ludhianvi was one of the most epic poets in the country and his love story deserves to be told. As per the report, the movie based on Sahir and Amrita’s love story will be going on the floors by October-December. However, Abhishek and Taapsee have to still sign the film.

As per a source of Mumbai Mirror, “Both Abhishek and Taapsee have loved the story and are looking forward to collaborate again. However, they are yet to sign on the dotted line. Once the formalities are locked, they will begin prep”. A while back, Taapsee was spotted outside Bhansali’s office and it gave rise to rumours of a collaboration. As per the report, Taapsee will essay the role of the poetess Amrita Pritam. In an earlier interview, Bhansali also mentioned wanted to give the writer-director Jasmeet Reen enough time to work on the script and the outline for Sahir Ludhianvi’s biopic before finalising anything. 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Also Read: Inshallah: Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Alia Bhatt: She is a talented actor & I knew I would direct her someday

Meanwhile, Bhansali is directing Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt in a love story titled as ‘Inshallah.’ A few days back, Alia was snapped outside his office post which the director and Salman announced their film on social media. The film will be the first collaboration between Salman and Alia, while Bhansali and Khan will be working together after 2 decades.

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Bhansali should have approached manisha koirala for this role. He hasn't worked with her since his first directorial.

Abhishek,wish you all the best. Dying to watch you in this film

Why is this casting such a struggle? Amrita Pritam was the same age actually OLDER than him. I like Taapsee but truth is her age shows, less than Alia, but does any way. Inshallah is already thrown in the garbage can because of this. Priyanka would be so perfect.

OMG! I seriously hope this is true! I can't wait to see Abhishek on the big screen again. And I think Taapsee is the perfect co-star for him.

Luv you Abhishek

Only for Abhishek

Chaaploos pannu is dying to be the next big thing but her films fail to make a mark. Senior actors walk away with the credit.

Nice to see talented outsiders land big banner films for a change instead of overhyped KJO puppets :P

Wasn't Priyanka suppose to do this??

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