The young Bollywood beauty queen Shraddha Kapoor is all set to play the new age Naagin, a shape-shifting snake on the big screen. Naagin is one of the most-loved franchises be it on the small screen.
Vishal Furia is directing the film, who is known for his Marathi film Lapachhapi and Nikhil Dwivedi bankrolling the project under the banner of Saffron Broadcast & Media Ltd.
The release date is yet to be decided. The makers are yet to share the rest of the cast of the film and they are planning to make it as a trilogy.
Previously, the veteran actress like Sridevi, Hema Malini, and Rekha have played similar roles on the silver screen. The Aashiqui 2 actress is much excited about being a part of the film. Earlier, she played the role of a supernatural being in Raj and Amar Kaushik’s Stree.
Shraddha Kapoor took to her Twitter handle to confirm the news and she wrote: “It’s an absolute delight for me to play a Nagin on screen. I have grown up watching, admiring, and idolizing Sridevi ma’am’s Nagina and Nigahen and always wanted to play a similar role rooted in Indian traditional folklore. It’s like playing an iconic character, which has always been so fascinating for the audience.”
On the work front, She was last seen in Remo D’Souza‘s Street Dancer 3D and Tiger Shroff’s Baaghi 3.
Meanwhile, on the other hand, Shraddha Kapoor will be seen next in a yet-untitled film with Ranbir Kapoor, which is being directed by Luv Ranjan.