Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, who recently graced the silver screen opposite Akshay Kumar in period drama 'Kesari', is now all set to star in the Hindi remake of the popular Hollywood thriller 'The Girl On The Train'. In a recent Twitter post, the actress announced that she has been roped in for the project.
Sharing a monochrome picture of herself on the microblogging site, the actress wrote, "Hopping onto this thrilling ride! Excited to be a part of #TheGirlOnTheTrain's official Hindi remake. @ribhudasgupta @RelianceEnt @amblin #DreamWorksPictures #TheGirlOnTheTrain"
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Meanwhile, Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh also took to Twitter to confirm the news. In a recent post, he revealed that the remake has not been officially titled yet and is expected to go on floors in the UK this July. He further revealed that upcoming film will be directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and is jointly produced by Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Entertainment. The makers of the film are eyeing a 2020 release.
Paula Hawkins' 2015 bestseller, 'The Girl On The Train' was adapted into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg's Dream Works Pictures starring actress Emily Blunt in the lead. She, in fact, received a nomination for her performance at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The film was directed by Tate Taylor.
Media reports suggest, according to the plot, Parineeti will play an alcoholic divorcee, who becomes involved in a missing person's investigation in the film.
Apart from this film, Parineeti also has a number of films in the pipeline for release including 'Jabariya Jodi' with Sidharth Malhotra, 'Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar' alongside Arjun Kapoor, the Saina Nehwal's biopic and multi-starrer 'Bhuj: The Pride Of India'.
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