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Guess who’ll play the lead in Anurag Basu’s next.

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Parineeti Chopra seems to be one of the busiest actress of B-Town. The actress who is currently shooting for Jabariya Jodi in Lucknow along with Siddharth Malhotra and also preparing for her upcoming movie Kesari alongside Akshay Kumar has reportedly signed another film. Read here for details.

Parineeti Chopra signs Anurag Basu’s upcoming movie.

It’s reported that the 29 year old actress has signed the sequel of Anurag Basu’s superhit musical drama of 2006 ‘Life in a metro’. Anurag Basu will be helming the much awaited sequel and Pari will be pairing National award winner and one of the ace actors Rajkummar Rao.

Both Parineeti and Anurag Basu wanted to work with each other.

One of the close source mentioned that Parineeti Chopra was waiting since long to work with Anurag Basu. She loves the vision of Anurag Basu to create something extraordinary and has always liked his films. She heard the script, liked the concept and instantly gave a nod for the same. On the other  hand Anurag Basu had been following Parineeti Chopra’s performances since long and always wanted to collaborate with her. This will also mark the first collaboration of Parineeti Chopra with Rajnikumar Rao.

About ‘Life in a Metro’.

For those who do not remember the 2006 film had an ensemble of ace actors such as Shilpa Shetty, Nafisa Ali, Shiney Ahuja, Dharmendra,  Kangana Ranaut, Konkana Sen Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Sharman Joshi and Kay Kay Menon. The movie had 6 different stories revolving around 9 people with different problems in life and one thing in common – The Metro.

About the sequel of Life in a Metro.

If reports are to be believed the part 2 is also slated to have an ensemble of actors and may include Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Kareena Kapoor Khan. The news has been doing the rounds but there is no official confirmation from any of the actors.  In August, Anurag Basu posted on social media that the casting of the ensemble film could be locked only after getting combination of dates from all the actors. He even added that it’s a difficult task as the calendar of all the actors are full for the year and assured that the final cast will be announced very soon.

As of now we have two confirm actors for the much awaited sequel of Anurag Basu – Parineeti Chopra and Rajkumar Rao. Are you excited? Share your views in the comments below.

Also Read: Are Parineeti Chopra and Siddharth Malhotra not pairing in Jabariya Jodi?

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