- The team reportedly met on Tuesday to discuss the script
- The shooting will begin next year in January
- Deepika stars as mafia queen Rahima Khan
This is the first time Deepika is working with Mr Bhardwaj. "I think Deepika is one the finest actresses that we have in the country. She is combination of superstar and good actor. It's a rare combination that a performer is a superstar and at the same time has great acting abilities. Deepika is one of them," he earlier told news agency IANS.
Director Honey Trehan has previously assisted Vishal Bhardwaj in films such as Omkara, Kamineyand 7 Khoon Maaf.
Deepika is currently busy shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama Padmavati. The film also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. While Iffran is expected to soon begin filming Ronnie Screwvala's next, co-starring Malyalam star Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar.
The untitled film is expected to release next year in October.