Tigmanshu Dhulia who attracted all with films like ‘Paan Singh Tomar‘ and ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster,planned to cast Bollywood bombshells either Kareena Kapoor or Rani Mukherjee in his latest project Begum Samru. However both Rani and Kareena rejected the offer since the film require them to shoot nude.
Tigmanshu speaking about the experience says “I don’t think any of the top actresses in our country would be comfortable with the nudity in Beghum Samru. Certainly not any of the A-listers. So it’s best if I sign an international actresss.” Begum Samru is a biopic on nautch girl belonging to 18th century who became ruler of Sardhana, Meerut.She played key role in Indian politics in the 18th and 19th century.