Mumbai: According to a report by Mumbai Mirror, Ashutosh Gowarikar has roped in yesteryear actress Zeenat Aman for a special role in his upcoming period drama titled ‘Panipat’.
The film is based on the 3rd Battle of Panipat that took place between Afghans and Marathas. In the film, Arjun will be seen as a Maratha warrior, Sadashiv Rao Bhau who fights the Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Abdali, played by Sanjay Dutt.
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The news has been confirmed by Ashutosh Gowarikar who said, “Zeenat ji will be seen in a cameo as Sakina Begum, a feisty character leading her province of Hoshiyarganj. Her character lives within the confines of her kingdom, aloof from the politics of the region, till Arjun’s Sadashiv Rao Bhau turns to her for help.”
He also revealed that she will begin shooting next week for the film and her look is something he is excited to reveal.
Also starring Mohnish Bahl, Kunal Kapoor and Padmini Kolhapure, ‘Panipat’ is slated to release on December 6, 2019.