While Fatima will soon begin work for Thugs of Hindostan, there is news doing the rounds that she might make a debut in South soon. The film is question is produced by Yash Rangineni of Pelli Choopulu fame. The film also happens to star the same actor - Vijay Devarakonda. ”The cast has not been finalised yet. We are looking for a new face alongside Vijay. The character of the girl needs a sporty personality somewhat like Fatima Sana Shaikh who played the lead in Dangal (Bollywood Movie). Nothing about it has been decided yet and we haven’t spoken to her (Fatima) about it.”stated Pinkvilla as per daily reports. Here's what Vijay had to say about the project - ”The tagline speaks a lot about the movie, but it is not only about fighting for your partner or better half. What we are trying to say is fight for whatever you want, take a stand for yourself.” So is Fatima all set to debut in South? There have been no confirmations regarding the same though. Also Read: 5 revelations made by Fatima Sana Shaikh ahead of shooting Thugs Of Hindostan with Aamir Khan
Meanwhile, Vijay is all set for Arjun Reddy's release. The film is a love story based on man who falls in love and then lands himself in a serious situation. As for Fatima, she will soon begin prep for her role in Thugs of Hindostan. The movie also stars Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. She will reportedly play a warrior. “It is a huge project and with one of the best production houses. And plus there’s Amitabh sir and AK (Aamir). I feel very fortunate,”stated the actress while speaking to IANS.
Interestingly, Vijay and Fatima's last projects were two of the biggest hits two industries witnessed. Pelli Choopulu for Vijay and Dangal for Fatima. The former film's modern take on relationships, friendships and ambitions struck a chord with the audience. As for Dangal, its inspiring story won over the audience.
Pellichoopulu also starred Ritu Verma. The film was directed by Tharun Bhascker, who also happened to be making his debut with this film. The film won the National Award for the best film in Telugu and for the best Screenplay category at the 64th National Film Awards. The movie also fared well at the box office.
As for Dangal, it starred Aamir Khan. The movie created a furore at the box office. Even now, the film is creating a storm at the China box office. As of now the film has entered the Rs 800 crore club.
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