Momal Sheikh Set To Make Bollywood Debut
Pakistani renowned actress and famous actor Javed Sheikh’s daughter Momal Sheikh is all set to step in Bollywood. The actress will soon be seen in Tanu Weds Manu director Aanad L Rai’s next film.
A source revealed that the director of the film had discussed the script with Momal’s father Javed Sheikh when they were looking for a Pakistani actress to portray an “important” character in the upcoming film, reports Hindustan Times.
They decided to cast Momal when they came to know about her.
“When Aanand and Mudassar Aziz (director) discussed the film’s script with Pakistani actor Javed Sheikh, who has acted in Bollywood films like Namastey London (2007) and Om Shanti Om (2007), they informed him that they were looking for a female actor for an important role in the movie,” the source said.
“When they came across Javed’s daughter, Momal, they offered her the film,” the source added.
One of the directors of the film, Aziz confirmed the reports saying,
“When we met Javed saab, he didn’t mention Momal to us. It was a surprise to come across her during one of our meetings. We immediately decided to get her on board.”
Actress Momal will star alongside Bollywood star Abhay Deol and actress Diana Penty.
We wish Momal all the best for her Bollywood venture and hope she makes it big across the border.