Anushka Sharma can finally check out the third big Khan from her list as she has been finalised as the female lead opposite superstar Salman Khan for the upcoming film Sultan.
A statement from Yash Raj Films said on Friday that they have cast the Band Baaja Baraat star for the movie.
Anushka, who made her debut in Hindi cinema in 2008 took to Twitter, to share a photograph of herself hugging the Dabangg star. She has so far worked with Shah Rukh Khan is Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and with Aamir Khan in PK.
The NH10 actor captioned the image saying: “Sultan”.
👊🏼SULTAN👊🏼 pic.twitter.com/q54PWau1YG— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) January 8, 2016
Produced by Aditya Chopra and written-directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Sultan,which has been shot in Karjat, is reportedly based on the life of a wrestler.
One of the fittest stars of Bollywood, Salman has gone through intensive training for wrestling and mixed martial arts for Zafar’s directorial with international action director Larnell Stovall.
Sultan is slated to release on Eid 2016.