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Neha Dhupia to romance Hitler

The actress is all set to pair opposite veteran actor Anupam Kher, who's playing Hitler in the upcoming film titled Dear friend Hitler. Her character is based on Nazi leader's beloved Eva Braun.

india Updated: Jun 07, 2010 18:46 IST

Neha DhupiaThe love story of Hitler and Eva Braun will soon come alive on silver screen, as veteran actor Anupam Kher and actress Neha Dhupia pair up for a Hitler biopic.

Titled as Dear friend Hitler, the film is directed by Rakesh Ranjan Kumar.

A source informs Mumbai Mirror that the film shows Hitler's relationship with his close associates. Says the source, "It shows Hitler in his underground bunker and portrays his relationships with his close associates - those he loved him, those who betrayed him and those who stood by him till the end. It aims to take the viewer into close quarters with the enigmatic personality that Hitler was and give a glimpse into his insecurities, his charisma, his paranoia and his sheer genius."

Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the creative consultant for this film.

Neha Dhupia seems to be excited about her new role and has already started researching for her character. A source close to Neha informs Mumbai Mirror, "Neha has already started researching for the character. She is watching tons of historic footage and movies on Eva Braun. Neha learnt many interesting facts while researching this, like how Eva was considered a symbol of 'womanhood'."

"She had a lot of rumours surrounding her, about her sex life with Hitler, her fetish for fur coats, wine and expensive jewellery. She was an absolute attention seeker," continues the source.

First Published: Jun 07, 2010 17:03 IST