The news about Soha being the new ‘Biwi’ in the sequel to ‘Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster’ is indeed true. The original film had Mahie Gill of ‘Dev D’ fame playing the biwi, Jimmy Shergill the role of her husband and Randeep Hooda in an important role. This time, the director wanted a more varied cast.
The film will be directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. He wanted the audience present the sequel to his audience is such a way that they would be more attracted and interested by it. He wished it to be more glamorous and glossy than its prequel. This is the reason that Soha and Irrfan have been included among the cast of the film.
Originally, Neil Nitin Mukesh was supposed to play Soha’s husband. But, due to certain problems, he opted out of the film. Thus, Irrfan Khan has been brought to play the role in his place. However, there is no reason to feel that the original cast and crew are no longer a part of the film. Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda and Jimmy are very much there in the sequel as well. Soha and Irrfan would be playing the role of a separate couple.
The director, when he met her, was extremely impressed with Soha Ali Khan. Her beauty, personality, intelligence, and last but not the least, her similarity in looks to her gorgeous mother have impressed him a lot. He has stated that Soha’s look in the film will be completely novel and absolutely breath-taking. The actress will be playing a character that is shrouded in mystery from the very beginning. In her personal life, she is the tormented wife actor Irrfan Khan’s character, in the film.
Soha has reason to be excited about this venture. Her role in it has been based on her mother, Sharmila Tagore’s ‘Anupama’, that had been directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. So, there is no doubt that her fans will be eagerly waiting to see her in this new avatar.