Revealed: Sonakshi Sinha's first look in Bollywood adaptation of 'Karachi You're Killing Me'

Published: June 1, 2016
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The film is based on Pakistani author Saba Imtiaz's bestselling novel.
PHOTO: TWIITER/FARIDOON SHAHRYAR

The film is based on Pakistani author Saba Imtiaz's bestselling novel. PHOTO: TWIITER/FARIDOON SHAHRYAR

Sonakshi Sinha is set to star in the Bollywood adaptation of Pakistani author Saba Imtiaz’s bestselling novel Karachi You’re Killing Me.

The film titled Noor is a comedy-crime-thriller, directed by ad filmmaker Sunhil Sippy.

Sonakshi’s first look as the journalist in ‘Noor’. PHOTO: TWIITER/FARIDOON SHAHRYAR

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“While the book – a coming-of-age story of a journalist named Ayesha Khan — is set in Karachi, Noor will be based in Mumbai and has the eponymous Noor Roy Chaudhary, a 20-something journalist, at its centre,” a close source was quoted as saying, reports Mumbai Mirror.

“It’s a beautiful story that follows Noor as she navigates relationships, career, aspirations, life choices, infatuations and body image issues. Every girl will relate to her,” added the source.

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While Sonakshi has been roped in as the lead, casting for the supporting actors is still underway.

The film is slated to go on floors in July. PHOTO: TWIITER/FARIDOON SHAHRYAR

Noor is slated to go on floors in July. “The entire movie will be shot in one schedule and is expected to be wrapped up by August,” said the source.

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An official spokesperson for T-Series confirmed the news.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • Danish
    Jun 1, 2016 - 11:56PM

    Another movie where the indians will act like Pakistanis and say “Salam Alekum” in the awkwardest way and “Janab” so excessively that it will make you wonder if these people are actually our neighbors. Recommend

  • Tausif Khawaja
    Jun 2, 2016 - 12:30AM

    Its a wonderful novel with the originality of thought and expression. Fast paced and crisp. The plot very much suits for its conversion into a film. Fingers crossed for its release.Recommend

  • Ali
    Jun 3, 2016 - 1:17AM

    @ Danish not to forget, that every girl will have a dupatta on her head and do an adaab before saying salaams.Recommend

  • Danish
    Jun 5, 2016 - 7:14AM

    @Ali:
    Haha absolutely . Recommend

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