Trailer: Watch Misfit Sonam romances prince Fawad Khan
The Sonam Kapoor starrer upcoming romantic comedy, `Khoobsurat` is the remake of the 1980 film of the same name although some plot elements in the new film has been changed. The original film was a success and was memorable for the performance of Rekha in the lead role for which she won a Filmfare award. Now it is up to Sonam Kapoor to try and repeat a similar success. The film has been directed by Shashanka Ghosh and co-produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rhea Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. Anil Kapoor and family are quite excited about their home production. The trailer and posters of the film are out now.
The trailer is about 2 minutes long and depicts Sonam Kapoor as Dr. Milli Chakravarty and Fawad Afzal Khan as Vikram. The trailer focuses on Milli’s misadventures and her unique chemistry with Vikram. The plot revolves around Dr. Mili Chakravarty, a young free-spirited physiotherapist from Delhi who is sent to Rajasthan to treat the King Shekhar Rathore of Sambalgarh who is a paraplegic. Over the course of the stay in the royal palace, Mili works her charms over the conservative Rathore family, especially the young prince Yuvraj Singh Rathore. Her middle class values inspired by her mother also clashes with Vikram’s mother, the queen. The role of Vikram is played by Pakistani actor Fawad Khan who is making his Bollywood debut. Fawad has established somewhat of a following in India with the series ‘Zindagi Gulzaar Hai`. The film also stars veteran actors Kirron Kher and Ratna Pathak Shah in prominent roles. Superstar of Bengali film industry Prosenjit Chatterjee and Aditi Rao Hydari of ‘Murder 3’ fame will also be seen in the film.
Interest about the film began to grow when a teaser of the film, featuring a kiss between the lead pair was released. Sonam herself was very excited and posted on Twitter “Such a tingle of excitement! My first #khoobsuratkiss with #vikram aka fawad khan!” After the release of the trailer, Sonam again posted the link of the trailer on her Twitter account and wrote, “Excited for you to see the trailer of my movie #Khoobsurat”. Several posters from the film have also been released and they look quite funny. Sonam describes it as “The family of royals and the family of misfits!!!” Sonam who is considered as a fashion icon will be seen in a quirky but modern avatar. The film will release on 19th September.