Katrina Kaif has bagged the role to play Noor Inayat Khan in Ketan Mehta’s next biopic.
The filmmaker who has churned out films based on the lives of Sardar Patel and Mangal Pandey, will work with Kaif on the next film.
Kaif will star as the enigmatic ‘Noor’. Mehta says, “Noor was an Indian princess who became a British spy during World War 2. This will be an Indo-British-French production.
Mehta is expected to start work on this film at the end of this year. He is also planning another biopic for next year called ‘Mountain Man’ starring Randeep Hooda. Its about the poor destitute labourer Dashrath Manjhi, who spent 22 years of his life single-handedly digging a road into a mountain with a hammer and chisel after his wife died because the mountain prevented him from taking her to the nearest hospital 70 km away from his village near the town of Gaya.