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Arshad Warsi joins the cast of Durgavati 


Durgavati, a remake of the Telugu film, Bhaagamatie (2018), stars Bhumi Pednekar in the lead.

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The Bhumi Pednekar-starrer, Durgavati (2020), which went on floors last month, has a new addition to its cast. The makers have now announced that actor Arshad Warsi will join the cast soon.

Producer Bhushan Kumar shared the news on Twitter. Warsi also shared the same news along with his photo with the director. He wrote, “Excited to have joined the stellar cast and crew of Durgavati today. Looking forward to a thrilling ride!”

Durgavati is the official remake of the Telugu film Bhaagamatie (2018). Anushka Shetty had played the leading role in that film. The story is about an honest Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, who finds herself entangled in dirty politics, while solving a case. It leads to her being locked in an old, haunted bungalow, where she has a frightening experience. 

The film is directed by G Ashok, who had also directed the original Telugu movie. Duragavati is produced by Akshay Kumar’s Cape of Good Films, Abunduntia Entertainment, and T-Series