CONFIRMED: Manisha Koirala to Star in the Sanjay Dutt Biopic

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Manisha Koirala is all set to make her comeback with Ranbir Kapoor! The actress will be a part of Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming biopic on Sanjay Dutt and according to reports sh will seen playing the role Sanjay’s mom, Nargis Dutt in the film.

Director Rajkumar Hirani was quoted saying, “Yes, Manisha is playing Nargisji. She’s a wonderful person, extremely sweet. We were thinking of many actresses. And while Manisha is really pretty and a fantastic actress, my primary reason for taking her is that she’s a cancer survivor and, having been through the journey herself, can identify with Nargisji’s fight with the Big C. When we met and she told me a little about her journey.”

The film also stars Dia Mirza, Vicky Kaushal and Paresh Rawal. There is also a strong buzz that Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma will be seen in the film.

By: Deepa Narwani