Dangal star Fatima Sana Shaikh turns warrior for ‘Thugs of Hindustan’! – Aamir Khan’s upcoming venture Thugs of Hindustan is currently supported with lots of rumors and speculations. Of late , there were rumors about several names such as Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sara Ali Khan have been considered for the main lead role in the movie opposite Aamir that will also see superstar Amitabh Bachchan working together for the first time ever in the Yash Raj Production venture.
But according to the latest reports, a leaked test picture of Fatima, who played Geeta Phogat in Dangal (2016), have been flashing. The actor is looking completely different from a wrestler look (Dangal), stands out as a warrior.“Makers are still in the process of finalising the female lead,” says a source.
According to trade insider “Fatima’s look test picture comes as a shock on several accounts. First, Fatima, who played Aamir’s daughter in their last film, is auditioning for the female lead opposite him. Second, Aamir is known to never repeat his heroines. In this case too, technically, he won’t be doing it even if Fatima makes the cut as he was paired opposite Sakshi Tanwar in Dangal,”
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Also at the peak of his Bollywood career, Amitabh Bachchan too was paired opposite Raakhee in back to back films such as Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978) and Kasme Vaade etc. but then he played her son in Shakti (1982). When contacted to Yash Raj Films, they said that till now no one has been finalized yet for the heroine’s part.