Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar has been unveiled as the leading lady of ‘The Lady Killer’, a new film produced by Bhushan Kumar and Shaailesh R. Singh and directed by Ajay Bahl.
The actress has been cast opposite Arjun Kapoor in the suspense drama, which takes audiences through the story of a small town playboy who falls in love with a self-destructive beauty as they embark on whirlwind romance. Laced with thrilling twists and nerve-racking suspense, ‘The Lady Killer’, promises to be a delicious blend of unpredictability and entertainment.
Pednekar said: "I’m always excited when something new and challenging comes my way and ‘The Lady Killer’ gripped me from the very start.
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“As an artist, this role pushes me out of my comfort zone and gives me a lot to bite into. I can’t wait to start work on the film with Arjun, my director Ajay Bahl and my stellar producers Bhushan sir and Shaailesh sir.”
Bhushan Kumar, Managing Director and Chairman of T-Series, said: “We are excited to have Bhumi Pednekar join the team of ‘The Lady Killer’. Bhumi’s versatility and raw talent coupled with Arjun Kapoor’s style and persona is a dynamite combination and their fresh chemistry with Ajay’s vision definitely makes this a suspense drama to watch out for.”
Producer Shaailesh R. Singh notes: "Bhumi Pednekar is a talent to reckon with and brings just the right vibe and flavour to ‘The Lady Killer’. We are extremely happy to have her play the lead alongside Arjun Kapoor. This one is definitely going to be a crazy, enriching ride.”
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Director Ajay Bahl adds: "There is a rollercoaster of emotions in 'The Lady Killer' and for that we needed actors who could ride it every step of the way. I'm so happy to have Arjun Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar essay these roles because not only do they suit it to the T but also bring in their signature styles and flair."
The film, which is currently being shot, is presented by Gulshan Kumar & T-Series in association with Karma Media & Entertainment.