There was an announcement that filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh who's still in search for his leading lady in "Durga Rani Singh" has discovered the leading man for the film.
According to a source, Sujoy is still in search for the leading lady and there has been several names doing the rounds but nothing has been finalized yet. Irrfan Khan has agreed to do the lead role. The film will be shot in various locations including West Bengal. Sujoy has been busy traveling scouting the location for the film.
Additionally known that the film has been in the news for quite some now due to reason of its casting woes. Firstly, its was Vidya Balan who was mentioned to play the lead of the film. When she opted out astonishingly enough, given her proximity to Sujoy, Kangana Ranaut was said to be approached who too turned down the offer. Since the role is said to be a powerful one, Sujoy is in hunt for someone who will have the exceptional acting skill to play it greatly.
Irrfan mentioned that he had already signed it as he's confirmed with Sujoy's film. It was known to be a thriller. It seems Sujoy continued to be unavailable for remark.