The Priyanka-Fawad jodi was in lot of news for some time. Various speculations were doing round that, the Pakistani heartthrob has been approached to star opposite Priyanka in her debut production, 'Madamji'. But as per a leading daily, the duo have instead teamed up for Reema Kagti's next. This film was originally planned with Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut.
As per a source, the producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani share a great working relationship with Priyanka. She is also playing a role in their family drama, 'Dil Dhadakne Do'.
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The source further said, "Zoya Akhtar and Reema, who have written the script of the film earlier titled 'Mr Chaloo', are both fond of PeeCee. Reema was impressed by the rushes of 'Dil Dhadakne Do' and decided to give a narration of her next to PeeCee.The actress loved the script and instantly agreed to come on board". The film will hit the shooting floors in September.
Fawad will play a charming womaniser in this film. When asked, if Fawad was the reason for Priyanka's entry, the source revealed, "She's very excited to work with Fawad as, it is a fresh pairing".
This film was earlier supposed to start in January this year. But it did not hit the shooting floors after, Saif's exit following a disagreement with the makers over his remuneration. Later, Kangana, too, opted out and gave her dates to Sujoy Ghosh's 'The Devotion Of Suspect X'.