Richa Chadha has been roped in for the lead role in David Womark's Indo-American production "Love Sonia".
Richa says she is "honoured" to be part of the "talented international team".
"I am delighted that I can be part of this project. I really believe in the content and I can say that this film is being made for the right reasons. I am honoured to be part such a talented international team," Richa said in a statement.
The film is being directed by Tabrez Noorani and is set to go on floors in May.
Womark has previously produced films like "Life of Pi" and has been an executive producer for movies like "The Hulk" and "G.I. Joe Rise of the Cobra".
"Love Sonia" depicts the brutal realities of human trafficking across the globe and the film will be shot here followed by a schedule in Los Angeles.