Sonakshi Sinha not playing Pakistani journalist in ‘Noor’


Sonakshi Sinha has said that she will not be playing a Pakistani journalist in the film ‘Noor’ which is based on Pakistani writer Saba Imtiaz's 2014 novel, ‘Karachi, You're Killing Me’.

"All I can say is that I am not playing a Pakistani journalist in the film. The film is based on a book, which is written by a Pakistani author. The story has been adapted into a Mumbai backdrop," the actress said during the trailer launch of her upcoming film ‘Force 2’.

The book is a bitter-sweet tale of a single young woman, Noor, who is attached to her profession as a journalist-writer. Sonakshi plays the titular character in the movie, which revolves around Noor's misadventures and love life as she navigates her way through Mumbai.

Directed by debutant Sunhil Sippy, the movie also stars Purab Kohli, Shibani Dandekar and Kanan Gill. The shooting for the film began in July and it is scheduled to hit screens on April 7 next year.

Sonakshi, who did some intense action scenes in her previous film ‘Akira’, will be seen landing kicks and blows in ‘Force 2’ as well. The ‘Dabangg’ actress said she loved doing action roles.

“I am very fond of action films, which is why even in the past, I've been part of a lot of action movies. I enjoy watching this genre. Every time I watched my heroes doing action, I thought of doing this cool stuff. I got a chance in 'Akira'. I couldn't be more thankful that it has been carried forward to 'Force 2',” she said.

Directed by Abhinay Deo, the action thriller features John Abraham and is scheduled to release on November 18.