Currently in the midst of shooting Stephen Frears’s ‘Victoria and Abdul’, news has it that Ali Fazal has been signed to play a pivotal role in Abhinay Deo’s ‘Blackmail’ alongside Irrfan Khan.
Opening about the film and Zafar’s involvement, Pune Mirror reports a source revealing, “It’s a thriller that follows Irrfan and Co. who are hot on the heels of the culprit in the story. Ali is presently busy shooting for ‘Fukrey 2’ and will start filming for Abhinay’s film in May.”
With the makers still on the hunt for a lead actress there were whispers doing the rounds that claimed the part had gone to Aditi Rao Hydari. However these reports were soon denied.
The film has been described as a ‘black comedy’ fusing both thriller and humour in the film.
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