Because the prime hijacker in Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’, which launched earlier this yr, Jim Sarbh garnered rave evaluations for his menacing efficiency. The actor, we hear, has now been signed for an enormous banner film — he joins the forged of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor.
Jim will play a key function within the historic drama, however particulars about his character are being stored underneath wraps. A unit hand says, “Bhansali was blown away after watching Jim’s audition tape and determined to signal him for ‘Padmavati’ in a difficult position.”
Jim Sarbh and Sonam Kapoor in Neerja
The primary schedule of ‘Padmavati’, billed as an anti-hero movie, wrapped up final week. Ranveer performs ruthless ruler Alauddin Khilji, who’s obsessive about the Mewar queen, Padmavati (Deepika). Shahid might be seen because the main woman’s husband, Raja Rawal Ratan Singh.
Whereas Jim refused to touch upon the event resoning that he wasn’t permitted to disclose any particulars, the movie spokesperson, confirmed the information, saying, “It’s true that Jim has been solid for Padmavati. We won’t reveal something about his character at this level, however it’s going to exploit his versatility as an actor.”