Dangal fame Fatima Sana Shaikh has yet another movie in her kitty. According to reports, Fatima will be seen next in a horror flick titled Tantrik opposite Saif Ali Khan, who has reportedly replaced Abhishek Bachchan in the lead role. Fox Star Studios has roped in Fatima for the project as reported by Bollywood Hungama. Although an official announcement is yet to be heard on Fatima being cast in the movie.
Pawan Kriplani who has directed movies like Ragini MMS, Phobia, Darr@The Mall will be helming the project Fatima’s last venture Thugs of Hindostan tanked at the box office, hence Tantrik could prove to be a turning point for the actress. Besides Tantrik, Shaikh will be seen romancing Rajkumar Rao in a yet to be titled project, although the movie has completed its first schedule. While Saif Ali Khan who was last seen in Baazaar will be next seen in Ajay Devgan’s Taanaji: Th unsung warrior, slated to be released on November 22, 2019.
Not many people know that Shaikh has worked with films like Bittoo Boss, Akaash Vaani. Although Dangal gave Sana her the much needed break in Bollywood. The actress told in an interview that before Dangal she faced rejection several times, and there was a point when she didn’t feel like continuing with acting, however she didn’t want to give up so easily. She gave audition after audition with the hope to learn something new with every rejection. To survive in the competing industry the actress did commercials as well. For those who have forgotten, Fatima played daughter to Tabu and Kamal Hassan in the 1997 movie Chachi 420.