Manisha Koirala

Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic has been in the news since a long time over the changes in its starcast and Dutt’s statements on it. Now, a report in Pinkvilla states that 90’s beautiful actress Manisha Koirala has been roped in to play the role of Nargis Dutt in the biopic.

Actress Manisha Koirala who has enchanted the audiences in the 90s with performances in movies like ‘Saudagar’, ‘Dil Se’, ‘Bombay’, ‘Gupt’, to name a few, is making her big comeback and this movie could be the one. The actress was unfortunately diagnosed with ovarian cancer. But, she successfully managed to beat the dreaded disease and emerge victorious. The actress has become a teetotaller ever since. (ALSO READ: Here’s everything Ranbir Kapoor is doing to prepare for Sanjay Dutt’s biopic)

Reports have it that she will be Ranbir Kapoor’s onscreen mother in the movie and will be paired opposite Paresh Rawal who will be seen in the role of veteran late actor Sunil Dutt. Ranbir will play the role of Sanjay Dutt whereas Dia Mirza will portray the role of his wife, Maanayata Dutt. Sonam Kapoor is also a part of the movie, but her character details are still not known.


Ranbir has already started prepping up for his role and has already put on 13 kgs. His recent appearance at an awards show left everyone surprised because the bulked up look was showing in a suit. The movie is directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

Manisha Koirala hasn’t yet confirmed on this piece of news, but it would be exciting to see her return to the silver screen.


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