Kangana Ranaut to play legendary actress Madhubala
Kangana Ranaut is all set to play the legendary Bollywood actress Madhubala who acted in films like Moghul-e-Azam and Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi. She was also- the -or-iginal underworld don Haji Mastan’s love interest.
The film Once Upon a Time deals with the real story of the underworld don of the 1960’s, Haji Mastan,in Mumbai and will be produced by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji films and directed by Milan Luthria.
Before fina-lly s-e-le-ct-ing Kangana for the- role-, Luthria had also considered Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra for the role. Ajay Devgan and Emraan Hashmi are also part of te cast and the film is scheduled to go on floors in April and will be shot in and around Mumbai.
Although Bollywood has made films on Haji Mastan before, like Deewar, this film will concentrate on the romantic angle between Haji Mastan and Madhubala. Ajay Devgan will play Haji Mastan and Emraan Hashmi will play the young Dawood.