In spite of names like Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Sayyeshaa Sehgal and Shraddha Kapoor being in the race for Omung Kumar’s upcoming emotional drama ‘Bhoomi’, it is actress Aditi Rao Hydari who has beaten them all to the winning post. According to latest reports, Omung has finalized the ‘Wazir’ actress to essay the character of Sanjay Dutt’s daughter in the movie.
The movie, which will harp on the strong emotional drama between father-daughter, relationship, goes on floors in next couple of week’s time. ‘Bhoomi’ will also mark the silver screen comeback of Sanjay Dutt after a long hiatus. On being questioned about his unconventional choice for the female lead actress, Omung said that, one of the main reasons was that, Aditi fits the bill perfectly and secondly, he wanted an unusual casting for his project.
According to the ‘Sarbjit’ director, Aditi is one actress whose potential has remained untapped by the makers. While, the actress did not have much to do in her earlier movies, Omung assures that, ‘Bhoomi’ will be Aditi’s film all the way in terms of performance. The first schedule of the movie will start in Agra.