Saif Ali Khan will play a warrior in Aanand L Rai’s next?


Saif Ali Khan, who began the year with Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Rangoon’, has his kitty full for the coming months. Since the arrival of ‘Rangoon’, Saif has wrapped up the shoot for Raja Krishna Menon’s “Chef” and Akshat Verma’s ‘Kalakaandi’. The on-screen character additionally started the shooting for Nikkhil Advani’s “Baazaar” in May.

And now, as per reports, Saif is good to go to play a warrior in Aanand L Rai’s untitled next, which is based on the battle of Buxar. The film will be helmed by Navdeep Singh, who has beforehand directed Anushka Sharma’s ‘NH10’.

A source near the development uncovered, “Saif has heard the script and truly enjoyed it but yet to signon the dotted line. The film is at present in the pre-production stage and everything will be locked in several months.”

Discussing the venture, Aanand L Rai’s representative stated, “We’ll be glad to have Saif on board with this film. The discussions are on and official declarations will follow soon.” It was the British East India Company’s victory in The Battle of Buxar that helped them establish their footing in the nation.

While we can expect the formal declaration in regards to this venture to be made soon, Aanand is right now busy shooting for his next with Shah Rukh Khan. The dwarf film featuring Shah Rukh will see Salman Khan make a cameo appearance in the film