Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan’s collaboration on the Vikram Vedha adaptation has sparked the necessary amount of hype in the film industry. It’s set to hit theatres on September 30th, and the filmmakers hope to start shooting within the next two months. And now we’ve learned that the producers are in talks with Radhika Apte about playing a pivotal role in this mafia drama.
“Apart from the two leads, Vikram Vedha has another key character of a lawyer and the team is in talks with Radhika Apte for the same. It’s a complex character, with multiple dimensions – that of a wife to a cop (Saif Ali Khan) and a lawyer to the gangster (Hrithik Roshan). Given her acting abilities, the makers feel she is the best fit for the aforementioned role,” revealed a source close to the development tells Pinkvilla.
Pushkar and Gayatri make their directorial debut in Bollywood with this mafia drama, which is produced by Reliance Entertainment and by Neeraj Pandey. Manoj Muntashir to write the lyrics and dialogues, while Vishal and Shekhar will be composing the music.
The Siddharth Anand-directed Fighter, starring Deepika Padukone, and the fourth instalment of Hrithik Roshan’s superhero franchise, Krrish, are among Hrithik’s next projects. He’s also talking to Hotstar about making his digital debut with The Night Manager and talking to Madhu Mantena about the Ramayana. Saif, on the other hand, is now in Mumbai filming Adipurush and will appear in the horror comedy Bhoot Police, which is set to release on Disney Plus Hotstar.