Rhea Chakraborty bags YRF’s ‘Bank Chor’


Rhea Chakraborty has been signed for Yash Raj Films ‘Bank Chor’ starring Riteish Deshmukh in the lead.

Highly excited Rhea added, "Bank Chor is a rollercoaster ride and I’m delighted to be on it. I’ve had a blast with the team on Mere Dad Ki Maruti and I’m sure this is only going to be bigger and better. Get ready for some LOLs!"

Speaking on the same, Ashish Patil, Business & Creative Head, Youth Films, Brand Partnerships & Talent Management at Yash Raj Films, "We needed someone with spunk, who could be cute and hot at the same time besides speak 2000 words per minute for this part. Rhea speaks 8000 words per minute in real life! She hit the ball out of the park on the other fronts as well and with her outrageous sense of humor she's gonna kill it!"

Rhea started her career as MTV’s youngest VJ, and then made Bollywood debut with ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’. She was also seen opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in his single, ‘O Heeriye’. Rhea will be next seen in Rohan Sippy’s ‘Sonali Cable’, in which she plays the lead role of Sonali. She will also be seen in UTV Spotboy’s much awaited, ‘Babbu Ki Jawani’.

"Bank Chor is a roller-coaster ride and I'm delighted to be on it. I've had a blast with the team on Mere Dad Ki Maruti and I'm sure this is only going to be bigger and better," Rhea said in a statement.

For the role, the makers "needed someone with spunk, who could be cute and hot at the same time besides speak 2,000 words per minute".

"Rhea speaks 8,000 words per minute in real life! She hit the ball out of the park on the other fronts as well and with her outrageous sense of humor she's gonna kill it," said Ashish Patil, business and creative head, Youth Films, brand partnerships and talent management at YRF.

`Bank Chor` is a comic-caper that tells the story of three morons trying to rob a bank who pick the worst day possible when everything that can go wrong, goes wrong, and how they`re inadvertently caught in the crossfire of cops, industrialists and corrupt politicians. It is directed by Bumpy and produced by Patil.


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