Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra has been roped in for a Hindi remake of common 2015 heroic tale, The Girl On The Train, Reliance Entertainment announced it on Wednesday.
Paula Hawkins’ 2015 runaway bestseller, The Girl On The Train was tailored into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Pictures. Emily Blunt, who starred within the lead, received a nomination for her performance at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, moreover as a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress in a very Leading Role. Parineeti Chopra will play an alcoholic divorcée, who becomes concerned in a very missing person’s investigation within the film, as the film The Girl on The Train to be directed by Ribhu Dasgupta.
Parineeti Chopra said in a press statement, “I wish to try and do the roles that audiences haven’t seen me in before and ones that need loads of homework and preparation, that is why The Girl On The Train extremely worked on behalf of me. The character is an alcoholic and a victim of abuse, and that I haven’t explored anything like her onscreen before”.
She continues, “It’s exciting because I ne'er thought I’d really be doing a movie around a book I’ve read and loved it. I relate to the character because I’ve studied and worked in London, it’s my second home… I even grasp the tube maps within out. I can’t wait to start out shooting the film and live over those days and I hope folks get pleasure from seeing me in a very fully new avatar during this film.” she added.
Talking concerning what made Parineeti the perfect selection for the film, director Ribhu same, “The character is high-strung, dark, and gritty along with being very emotional. So it's nice to team with somebody like Parineeti, who is an extremely sincere actor and a powerful entertainer.”
Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO Reliance Entertainment added, “Not only is that the Girl On The Train one of the best psychological thrillers however conjointly a heartwarming story of the feminine protagonist and her discovery of life. We've procured the rights of the book and therefore the film, and will be adapting it from an Indian storytelling perspective. Amblin will be a partner during this film.”
While further details are yet to be proclaimed, Shibasish unconcealed, “The film is predicted to go on floors around July 2019 and that we expect to finish shooting by September. The film is entirely set in the United Kingdom and we are within the process of locking the location. We haven’t mounted a released date yet but it'll be in 2020”.
Parineeti was last seen opposite to Akshay Kumar in Kesari, she conjointly has Jabariya Jodi with Sidharth Malhotra and Sandeep Aur pinky Farrar with Arjun Kapoor within the pipeline.