New Delhi: Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has filled in for Mouni Roy after she quit 'Bole Chudiyan', an upcoming film, also starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Friday announced that Tamannaah has signed up for the film and will now be seen opposite Nawazuddin. 'Bole Chudiyan' will be directed by the actor's brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui and the film will go on floors soon in Rajasthan.
#Announcement: Tamannaah Bhatia teams up with Nawazuddin Siddiqui in #BoleChudiyan... Nawazuddin’s brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui directs the film... Produced by Rajesh and Kiran Bhatia... Start-to-finish shooting will commence in #Rajasthan shortly.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 28, 2019
Nawazzudin also welcomed Tamannah onboard with this tweet:
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) June 28, 2019
Mouni quit 'Bole Chudiyan' in May citing the makers' 'unprofessional behaviour'. The producer of the film Rajesh Bhatia claimed that Mouni was being 'irresponsible' while her spokesperson alleged that the makers were unprofessional and not her.
"We have invested big amount of money and if asking someone in a civil manner to be professional and committed to the role is being rude than sorry we are in the serious business of making movies with high stakes and it's not a hobby," Bhatia said in a statement, news agency PTI reported.
"The actor, director, me and Kiran (Bhatia) as content head and as producers did our best to reason out with her about lack of her professionalism and dedication but she suddenly lost cool and was ill-tempered," he added.
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) March 11, 2019
Meanwhile, in response to Bhatia's claims, Mouni's spokesperson said, "She is no longer a part of the film. Mouni has done many films before and has had a successful career, where everyone has vouched for her professionalism. Mr Rajesh Bhatia on the other hand, is making his second film. His first film ('Motichoor Chaknachoor') has already run into many controversies, where he has even accused a senior actor of interference."
"He is now claiming that Mouni is not a professional, whereas there are several emails and text messages proving otherwise, which we will be happy to share. Even the contract isn't signed because of the discrepancies in it," the statement read.
(With PTI inputs)