Pakistani author’s novel adapted to Bollywood film


 WEB DESK: Pakistani author Saba Imtiyaz’s best-selling novel “Karachi You’re Killing Me” is adapted by the ad film director Sunhil Sippy to make a Bollywood film.   

Sonakshi Sinha is set to star in the film titled “Noor”. The film is a comedy thriller.

“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.

“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.

 

Casting for the supporting actor role is under way, while Sonakshi has been roped in as the lead.

Noor is lined up 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.

An official spokesperson for T-Series confirmed the news.

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