Mahesh Bhupathi ropes in Richa Chadda, Ali Fazal for his third film

May 21, 2015, 14:45 IST | Sonali Joshi Pitale

Ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi is all set to roll his third production venture with Richa Chadda and Ali Fazal in lead roles. Bhupathi has partnered with producers Virender Arora and Arjun N Kapoor for the project. The trio has earlier produced 'Chalo Dilli' and 'Abhi Nahin To Kabhi Nahin' — the latter having gone on floors early this month.

Richa Chadda and Ali Fazal
Richa Chadda and Ali Fazal

A source says, “The film is an fictional revenge thriller that revolves around a couple from Rajasthan. Richa and Ali have been finalised for it and at the moment, they are working on pre-production. The makers are keen on exploring untapped locations of the state and will begin shooting in August.”

Lara Dutta who had co-produced 'Chalo Dilli' along with husband Bhupati, will not be a part of this film. Instead, she will feature in 'Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi'.

Adds the source, “Richa and Ali have agreed to do the film. Tentatively titled 'Rorav', it will also have Kay Kay Menon in a pivotal role. At the moment, crew members are scouting for appropriate locations.”

Producer Arjun says, “It an out and out fiction revenge thriller. We have finalised the lead cast and will announce the rest of the cast soon. Ali will be seen in a new look and we are planning to release the film early next year.”

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