Mumbai: Designer Vikram Phadnis, who is now all set to be a director, has reportedly roped in Bipasha Basu to play the female lead in his film.
A source close the actress revealed, "Yes, it's true Vikram has roped in Bipasha for his directorial debut. She will start shooting for the film from January 2015. The first schedule will be shot in Australia."
Phadnis has been friends with Bipasha, known for her work in "Corporate", "Race" franchise, and Bengali film "Shob Charitro Kalponik" among others, for a very long time.