Mumbai: Well known for her iconic roles in movies like ‘Hum Apke Hai Koun’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, etc Bollywood veteran actress Madhuri Dixit is all set to shock people with her upcoming movie ‘Kalank’ in which she will be playing the role of a ‘Begum’. Reminiscing the days of her movie ‘Hum Apke Hai Koun’ when asked about who according to her can play the role of Nisha and Prem in ‘HAHK’ remake to which she answered that actors Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan can justify the role very well.
Madhuri said, “Alia and Varun can easily play those characters. Alia is a very good actress. She can get into any role and make it her own. So yeah, definitely. They’ll be good.”
And when Alia was informed that Madhuri thinks she and Varun can easily qualify to play Nisha and Prem, Alia had said, “Wow! That’s a first! Call up Sooraj Barjatya Sir, somebody. Unhi ko banaana chahiye…I don’t think anybody can be Nisha and Prem – that was too iconic a film. I feel it’s too gracious and generous of ma’am to say this.”
Kalank is a period drama set in the 1940’s and the film has an ensemble cast of Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur.