Internet sensation Priya Prakash Varrier to make her Bollywood debut against Ranveer Singh in Simmba.
The Hush Post: Priya Prakash Varrier, the Kollywood sensation whose wink and infectious smile took the nation by storm, might soon be seen romancing Ranveer Singh in her Bollywood debut. According to media reports, Priya Prakash has been approached for Rohit Shetty’s upcoming film, Simmba.
Deccan Chronicle reported that Priya Prakash has been approached for the lead role in Simmba. Sources say that despite being the lead role, Priya Prakash has nothing much to do in the movie, however, the makers want to cash in on her enormous popularity. Co-producer of Simmba, Karan Johar, wants Priya to act in the movie. Reports also say that Karan Johar wants to bag the Hindi remake rights of Priya’s debut movie, Oru Adaar Love. Priya had earlier stated that Ranveer Singh is her favourite actor.
Late Sridevi’s daughter, Jahanvi, and Saif Ali Khan’s daughter, Sara Ali Khan’s names had earlier cropped for the lead role. It is reported that while Karan Johar had discussed about Jahanvi with Boney Kapoor, Sara’s mother Amrita Singh had met Rohit Shetty and asked to cast her in the movie.
Simmba is another remake of a South Indian movie, Temper. The original version had NTR Junior and Kajal Aggrawal in lead roles. Ranveer will be seen donning a police uniform in the movie. The poster of the movie has already been released.
Bahubali’s ‘Devsena’, Anushka Shetty was Rohit Shetty’s first preference for the female lead.