Tahira Kashyap had been in headlines ever since she declared that she has cancer. She has been recovering well and is planning to join the film industry as a director.
In her work project of her directional debut this time Madhuri Dixit has been finalized for the lead role in the film. The film is a slice of life flick and is ready to hit the floors. The project is yet to be titled and is based on a women-centric narrative and Madhuri fits the bill perfectly.
On the work front, Madhuri was last seen in the Marathi film and as per reports she has signed this film. A source close to the development revealed that, she will essay the role of a mother in the film. Her character is something that she has not attempted before. The actress to play her daughter will be soon finalized as well.
While talking about her directorial debut, Tahira Kashyap in a statement said, “I am delighted to be working with such incredible partners to bring a take on urban existence to the big screen. It feels surreal that something I had dream of for the longest, is finally happening. I’ve been writing screenplays for five years. It wasn’t an easy ride for me. I’m glad that Ellipsis believed in me, and together with T-Series, has given me a platform to breathe life into my script. I am truly excited about this new phase in my life and career.”
Madhuri Dixit Nene’s last Hindi film was Gulaab Gang (2014), while her upcoming projects, include Kalank, in which she’ll reunite with her Saajan co-star Sanjay Dutt