Dutt’s Casting Director Rubbishes Reports Of Replacing Dia Mirza With Other Actress To Play Maanyata Dutt
Ever since Ranbir Kapoor’s look from Sanjay Dutt has been released, his fans are going crazy. The actor bears an uncanny resemblance to Sanjay. It was revealed that Dia Mirza will be playing Sanjay’s wife Maanayata Dutt in the movie. But lately the reports surfaced that Dia has been replaced by some other actress to play Maanayata.
The report has not only put fans in a state of confusion but also the film’s casting director, Mukesh Chhabra. However, when asked from Mukesh, he said that he is not aware from this news emerged. “Dia is playing Maanayata. I read that story and they even have my name mentioned in it. I don’t know why it is there. There are so many people so they might have confused but for Maanayata it’s Dia,” Mukesh asserted.
Dia has completed her portion in the film which is expected to release this Christmas. This is the second time that Mukesh is working with director Rajkumar Hirani. He has earlier worked with him Aamir Khan starrer PK. About his experience of working with Hirani, Mukesh said that he enjoys working with such a fine director. “I love Rajkumar Hirani. Every time I work with him I grow as a casting director. His brief and scripting is so good, he keeps everyone involved in the process. It is a great experience working with Rajkumar Hirani and also, the script of Dutt is so good,” he said.
In the biopic, Paresh Rawal will essay the role of Sanjay’s father Sunil Dutt, while Manisha Koirala will play Nargis Dutt. Actress Sonam will play one of his ex flames and Vicky Kaushal will be seen playing as one of his closest friends.
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