Ileana to romance Shahid Kapoor in Vettai remake

Monday, April 9, 2012, 10:38 [IST]

Ileana to romance Shahid in Vettai remake

The Hindi remake of Lingusamy’s Vettai is creating a lot of buzz over its cast. The movie made the headlines after Shahid Kapoor was roped in for the male lead played by Arya in the original. Now, the grapevine is abuzz that popular South Indian actress Ileana D'Cruz is signed for the heroine's role in the film.

Earlier, it was rumoured that actress Amala Paul was being considered for the female lead in the Hindi version of Vettai. But now, sources claim that Ileana has emerged as one of the frontrunners. The industry insiders say that a few days ago, the Nanban heroine has been approached for the role and she has also expressed her interest to work with Shahid Kapoor.

Currently, Ileana D'Cruz is busy shooting with Ravi Teja for director Puri Jagannadh's upcoming Telugu film in Bangkok. She will be back in India in the third week of April. A source from the production team says that the makers of the Vettai remake have approached her, but she will give her consent for the film only after she has her round of discussions.

However, Ileana D'Cruz is entering Bollywood with the movie Barfee in which she will work with Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. If she signs the Vettai remake, then it will be her second film in Hindi, which will also have two heroines. It should be seen whether she will accept the film or not.

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