A decade after the film was announced, Shekhar Kapur has finally found his hero

Sushant Singh Rajput has been signed on for Shekhar Kapur’s upcoming project, Paani. There were rumours initially some other actor being associated with the film. But looks like Sushant has managed to emerge winner with this one.The actor apparently has landed the lead role in Shekhar Kapur much- delayed project, Paani.

While shooting at the scenic locales of Jodhpur, Sushant talks about his journey so far. He admits to being inspired by the reigning king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan. Sushant admires King Khan to the... more 
While shooting at the scenic locales of Jodhpur, Sushant talks about his journey so far. He admits to being inspired by the reigning king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan. Sushant admires King Khan to the extent that he attributes his being an actor to Shah Rukh. less 
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Yahoo India Movies
Fri 6 Sep, 2013 4:30 PM IST


The actress to star opposite the actor is yet to be finalized. Says our source, “ Sushant Singh Rajput was roped in by Yash Raj Studios immediately after Kai Po Che released. After the recent success of Shuddh Desi Romance, the actor has now been signed for this film. Kapur announced the film about a decade back and it is now finally taking shape.” Shekhar had recently launched the first look of the film at Cannes Film festival.The project is said to finally go on the floors by May next year and is said to have a mix of Indian actors and some from the West. The young actress is expected to be picked from the West.The official spokesperson from the studio confirms, “Sushant Singh is one of the most inspiring actors and he has been signed for Paani.”