Sara Ali Khan to star opposite Ranveer Singh in Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar's Simmba

Earlier rumours said that Internet's winking sensation, Priya Prakash Varrier was being cast for the role, but soon it was clairified.

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Sara Ali Khan who is all geared up to make her debut opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in Kedarnath has now bagged another film opposite Ranveer Singh. She has been selected by Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar to play the female lead in Simmba. Names like Janhvi Kapoor, Priya Prakash Varrier were buzzing around for the role.

Rohit Shetty confirmed the news on his official Instagram account. He posted the picture of himself with Karan Johar and Sara Ali Khan with the caption, "Sara Ali Khan - The Simmba girl #Simmba #SaraTheSimmbaGirl".

 



A statement from Dharma Productions read, “After the release of the first poster which featured Ranveer Singh, there was immense curiosity on who would be cast as the film’s female lead. Now it’s confirmed. Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar have signed Sara Ali Khan for the film, which will be directed by Rohit. Sara will be seen opposite Ranveer, who plays the role of a notorious cop Sangram Bhalerao."

The film, which brings together the fresh pairing of Ranveer and Sara, also marks the debut collaboration between Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar.

Reliance Entertainment presents Rohit Shetty Picturez and Dharma Productions’ Simmba, which is slated to release worldwide on December 28, 2018.

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