Zeenat Aman To Return To The Silver Screen With Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Panipat’

Ashutosh Gowariker’s magnum opus starring Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, and Sanjay Dutt, now has another actress on board! Yes, Veteran actress Zeenat Aman has also joined the cast of ‘Panipat’ – the upcoming period drama. 

The actress will be seen in a guest appearance as Sakina Begum, who plays an important role in the Battle of Panipat on which the film is based. Zeenat Aman will begin shooting for the role by end of this week. Ashutosh Gowariker, who has collaborated with the actress in the past as well, for the 1989 mystery film Gawaahi and he spoke about the collaboration –

It is an absolute honour and a fan moment to be directing Zeenatji. There are many many of her films that I have loved and especially her work in them. What is most fascinating about her, is her humility despite all the stardom.

Ashutosh Gowariker said that he is excited to reveal her first look in the film, but he can’t. Meanwhile, Arjun Kapoor regularly keeps sharing looks of his preparations for Panipat. The actor will be essaying the role of a warrior in the film, which requires intense looks and the appropriate physique as well.

Panipat is based on the battle between the Maratha empire and invaders from Afghanistan, which took place on 14 January, 1761. The film releases on December 6, 2019.

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