Kangana to romance Saif in 'The Devotion of Suspect X'

Balaji Motion Pictures has acquired the rights of Japanese best-selling novel 'The Devotion of Suspect X' written by Japanese best-selling author Keigo Higashino. Director Sujoy Ghosh will helm the project.

The makers have roped in Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan to star in the project.

"'Devotion of Suspect X' is one of the best books and scripts that I have read, I look forward to this new journey with Sujoy and Balaji," the 27-year-old actress said in a statement.

The shooting of the film will go on floor his year.

Confirming the news, director Sujoy Ghosh said, "Now that we have Saif and Kangana, our acting department is in very safe and competent hands. They will fly the film. I can now happily concentrate on the thriller part of the film."

Tanveer Bookwala, CCO, Balaji Motion Pictures added, “We are most excited about this terrific collaboration of talent. The Devotion of Suspect X promises to be an unnerving portrait of love and a supreme slice of genre-bending pulp fiction."

Kangana is currently shooting for 'Katti Batti' with Imran Khan.