While Katrina has just released the trailer of her upcoming film Bharat that she replaced Priyanka Chopra in, a report in Pinkvilla claims that the actress has also taken in another project left by the global star. Katrina is said to be cast in the PT Usha biopic that has been in making for a while.
Rumours suggest the role was first been offered to PeeCee before she had done the biopic based on boxer, Mary Kom. But she couldn’t do it at the time because of other professional commitments. She similar dropped out of Bharat right before the team began shooting, because of her marriage to Nick Jonas.
The website the report states director Revathy S Varma, who has successful helmed several Tamil and Malayalam movies, and is set to directed the PT Usha biopic. He is said to have flew in to meet Katrina to talk over details about the film.
If the rumors turn out to be true, this will be a career changing role for Katrina and her first biopic. Buzz around the film says it will release in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and the music of the film will be given by Oscar-award winner composer AR Rahman. PT Usha has won over a 100 medals during her career and the film is said to explore every phase of the legendary Indian athlete’s life.
Katrina recently announced joining Rohit Shetty’s cop universe, as Akshay Kumar’s leading lady in Sooryavanshi and will be busy shooting for the same soon.