Randeep Hooda, Ash in 'Sarabjit Singh' biopic

Randeep Hooda, Ash in

images (8)New Delhi, -'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar has roped in Randeep Hooda and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for his biopic of slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh. Kumar took to social networking site twitter to break the news. ''Aishwarya and @RandeepHooda in my next film Sarabjit coming soon,'' he tweeted. Randeep will portray the character of Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted of terrorism and spying, by a Pakistani court and later sentenced to death in 1991, but the govermnent had stayed his execution for an indefinite period in 2008. The 41-year-old actress and former Miss World will play Sarabjit's sister, Dalbir Kaur Singh, who fought for her brother but her quest ended when Sarabjit died following a attack by fellow prisoner in 2013. Omung has already bagged many awards and National award for his earlier directed biopic on five-time world champion boxer 'Mary Kom', starring Priyanka Chopra. Produced by Sandeep Singh, Zeeshan Quandri and Omung, 'Sarabjit' will hit the floor in October.

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