Early morning today, Aamir Khan announced that he is teaming up with Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in his career for a Yash Raj Films' project directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, his Dhoom3 director.
While the male leads are out, the name of the leading lady has been kept under wraps.
However, two sources HuffPost India spoke to have revealed that it is Vaani Kapoor who will be starring opposite Aamir Khan in the upcoming film, tentatively titled Thugs of Hindostan.
Kapoor is YRF's in-house talent, who made her debut with the Sushant Singh Rajput-Parineeti Chopra starrer Shuddh Desi Romance in September 2013.
Things have moved slowly for the actress since. Her next film, Aditya Chopra's directorial comeback Befikre, hits theatres only in December.
Said a source, "Aditya is really keen on having her board and they've discussed the project. The film is a 19th-century drama revolving around two skilled robbers. Like with all projects, Aditya is personally involved in the casting of the drama. An announcement about Vaani will be made soon."
HuffPost India reached out to YRF for a comment but they said, "We'll be making the announcement of the leading lady very soon."
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