Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra will play the female leads in the forthcoming film being produced by TV 18 and and Abbas Mastan which is a Hindi remake of the 2003 Hollywood heist caper “The Italian Job”. The star cast includes Abhishek Bachchan, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Akshaye Khanna and Kunal Kapoor.
Rohit Jugraj, a former disciple of Ram Gopal Varma, will write the screenplay and direct the film. He earlier directed the films “James” and “Superstar”.
Though, TV 18 and and Abbas Mastan purchased the Hindi remake rights of “The Italian Job”, the desi version will be different both in cast and content while the essential plot is the same. This untitled film will go on floors soon.