Taapsee Pannu to star in a movie on Shiv Aroor’s book, Operation Jinnah?

Taapsee Pannu, who played a spy in Naam Shabana, wants to don the role of a spy yet again in the movie adaptation of Shiv Aroor’s first novel - Operation Jinnah.

bollywood Updated: Jun 17, 2017 11:25 IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
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Taapsee Pannu was seen as a spy in Naam Shabana.

Author Shiv Aroor’s recently released maiden novel, Operation Jinnah - a military special forces thriller. With the release of the book, social media was abuzz drawing resemblance of the girl on the cover of the book to Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu.

Cover of Shiv Aroor’s Operation Jinnah.

She played the lead action thriller Naam Shabana and has said that she is interested in doing a movie on the book. The author and the actor recently had a Twitter chat regarding the same.

Asked if the girl on the cover of his book is really Taapse, Aroor tweeted, “Not sure it is. But a lot of people think so,” tagging Taapsee.

Taapsee replied, “Whoa! Didn’t know this. Since the poster is ready can we start making the movie now?”

A source told Hindustan Times that a production house has approached Shiv Aroor and the publication for the movie rights of the book.

Operation Jinnah is about a girl kidnapped by Pakistani terrorists as the Indian prime minister plays a delicate game of politics with his Pakistani counterpart to get the girl back. It will be interesting to see if there will be a movie adaptation with Taapsee in the lead so that we get to experience some real action pack performance yet again.

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First Published: Jun 09, 2017 18:18 IST