Irfan and Priyanka to appear in Sahir Ludhianvi biopic

Wednesday 14 June 2017 2 weeks ago 28   Islamabad   Print

Irfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra as Sahir and Amrita

Report  Web desk : MUMBAI: Bollywood artistes Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra have been finalised as the leading cast of Sahir Ludhianvi biopic Gustakhiyan. In the epic real-life romantic story of the two literary giants of this region, Irrfan Khan will play the role of Abdul Hayee, pen name of Sahir Ludhianvi. The renowned Bollywood writer had won two Filmfare awards for the Best Lyricist for Taj Mahal (1963) and Kabhie Kabhie (1976). Moreover, Priyanka Chopra will play opposite Irrfan Khan as his beloved Amrita Pritam, who is regarded as the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist. She was born in Pakistan, but spent most of her life working on the Punjabi literature in India after 1947 independence. 02