Diljit Dosanjh on signing Anushka Sharma’s ‘Phillauri’

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

'Ambarsariya' starring Diljit Dosanjh
In a still from ‘Ambarsariya’

Diljit Dosanjh is undoubtedly already a superstar in his own right, with fans across the globe, owing to his great resume of work in Punjab. All set to make his Bollywood debut opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan in ‘Udta Punjab’, Dosanjh has also now signed Anushka Sharma’s ‘Phillauri’.

Speaking to Mumbai Mirror, the Punjabi actor-singer��said, “I never expected to become an actor, let alone be a part of a Bollywood film. I was completely awed when I met Anushkaji that I simply kept staring at her. She is an ace producer and actress and I made it pretty evident that I’m a huge fan.”

When asked about being offered the film, Dosanjh added, “I was asked if I wanted to read or listen to the script. I was so happy when they read out the entire story to me instead of just my part. I never imagined Bollywood folks could be so lovely, they completely blew me away. The fullon drama implicit in the plot shook me to the core.”

‘Phillauri’ is to be directed by Anshai Lal and goes on floors this April.

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