Parineeti Chopra signs ‘Circus’, Suniel Shetty to play her dad


Parineeti Chopra, who has offlate shed oodles of weight and undergone massive transformation has signed a new film, titled, ‘Circus’. The film marks the directional debut of ace choreographer Bosco Martis. The musical drama will see Parineeti doing awesome acrobats and fire and water dance sequences. It is a beautiful story based on father-daughter relationship. Suniel Shetty has been roped in to play Pari’ dad.

"Scripting for Circus began a year ago. It portrays a strong father-daughter relationship spanning a decade and will have Suniel Shetty playing Pari's dad. A child artiste will be cast to play the younger Pari," reveals a source.

Both Suniel and Parineeti will have to look fit to the extreme level to enact the role.

"The trapeze sequences are strenuous. She will be training with gymnasts and acrobats and work on her stance and balance. The film will have extensive action and dance sequences with fire and water acts. There will be workshops with Pari and Suniel. The film rolls in December," adds the source.

Parineeti, who is touring around US with her team for Dream Team concert will return in September.

However, she is already working on YRF’s ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ with Ayushmaan Khurrana. ‘Circus’ is expected to hit the floor in December.