The biopic on Sarbjit Singh has created much curiosity among the audiences. The industry and media have been waiting with anticipation to see who would play the role of Dalbir Kaur, Sarbjit Singh’s sister. The makers have finally announced that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be playing the lead role in the upcoming Bollywood film.
Confirming the news, Producer of ‘Sarbjit’, Sandeep Singh said that the role needed a strong character. And Aishwarya fits the bill perfectly and hence she was chosen for the role. The producer, after supporting films like Aligarh and co-producing Mary Kom has realized that content driven films are his forte. Hence he decided to make this film.
Dalbir Kaur Singh was delighted to hear about the recent development.
‘Sarbjit’ is to be directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sandeep Singh, Zeeshan Quadri & Omung Kumar. The shoot of the film is scheduled to begin in October 2015 and will be released at Cannes in May 2016.