Veteran actress Nafisa Ali Sodhi will play actor Sanjay Dutt's mother in the third installment of Tigmanshu Dhulia's crime drama franchise Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster.
Ali on Tuesday, 12 September, expressed her excitement on being a part of the film and said she is looking forward to the shoot.Advertisement
"Being a mother is such an important role... Look forward to shooting for director Tigmanshu Dhulia in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster franchise," Ali tweeted.
Being a mother is such an important role ... look forward to shooting for director Tigmanshu Dhulia in ' Saab Biwi Aur Gangster ' franchise. pic.twitter.com/BHUpIPyWea— Nafisa Ali Sodhi (@nafisaaliindia) September 12, 2017
Ali is known for her roles in Junoon (1979), Major Saab (1998), Bewafaa (2005), and Life in a...Metro (2007) and Guzaarish (2010).
Veteran actor Kabir Bedi too has been reportedly roped in to play Sanjay's father.
Bedi will be seen playing Dutt's father for the second time. The duo were earlier paired as father-son in late Feroz Khan's 1992 action film Yalgaar.
The first installment of Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster was released in 2011, starring Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, and Randeep Hooda. The sequel titled Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns was released in 2013 with Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill and Raj Babbar in the lead roles.