It's raining biopics in Bollywood. After Vidya Balan in 'The Dirty Picture' and Priyanka Chopra in 'Mary Kom', the latest actress who is set to join this bandwagon is none other than Esha Gupta.
As per a HT report the actress has been approached to play the lead role in a biopic on the famed Indian National Army officer, late Lakshmi Sahgal.
Also known as Captain Lakshmi, Lakshmi was a revolutionary during the Indian Independence struggle. A source close to Esha revealed that a production house has approached the actor for the film. “A leading production house recently approached Esha with the idea of Lakshmi Sahgal’s biopic. The makers are keen to get Esha on board, as they feel she is apt for the role. They are also considering the fact that she hails from an army background,” quoted the source.
However Esha is yet to sign the dotted line. The report further quoted an insider as saying, "The whole process is in the initial stages, and the production house is still in talks with her. She is currently busy with her upcoming film (Rustom), and will wrap up its shoot before August and then decide.”