Amala Paul cast as Parveen Babi in Mahesh Bhatt’s new web-show ?
Yesterday (Jan 20th) was iconic Bollywood glam lead actress Parveen Babi’s 15th death anniversary. By a bizarre coincidence, now comes this intriguing news. That acclaimed gorgeous southern regional movies star-actress Amala Paul (of ‘Mynaa’ and Mili’ fame ) is all set to star as ‘70’s Bollywood star Parveen Babi in a biographical web series to be produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt’s banner Vishesh Films. Just last month, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt announced his dramatic debut in the digital space with a yet-untitled “dramatic web-series Speculations surmise that Bhatt-saab is aiming to make a series based on his rumoured romance and alleged proximity with the stunning beauty Parveen Babi ( of landmark movies ‘Deewaar’ and ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ fame) The latest buzz now is that the web-show has found its leading lady in Amala Paul. If insiders are to be believed, modalities are being worked out with Amala in order to kick-start the shooting very soon. According to the grape-vine. Amala’s character draws references from the late Parveen Babi’s life, who has earlier inspired the Mahesh Bhatt-camp Bollywood film “Woh Lamhe” (2006), which had Kangana Ranaut in the lead. Let’s wait and watch for further developments. Incidentally, the same Amala is acting in the Telugu version of web-show ‘Lust Stories’