Ever since Ashutosh Gowariker announced that Hrithik Roshan would be a part of his next directorial venture Mohenjo Daro, the obvious question on everyone’s mind was who would be his actress.
Pooja Hegde, has been chosen to play the lead in this love story set against the backdrop of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
Confirming this news, Ashutosh said, “I am extremely happy to have found Pooja. Apart from the fact that she looked lovely with Hrithik, she is a natural actress who is fresh as well as endearing with a lot of poise. I am looking forward to starting shoot early October.”
“Some films you make with a lot of passion and integrity, but they fail. What can you do about it? I’m very proud of Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey and given a chance, I wouldn’t have made it differently. As far as taking risks is concerned, Mohenjo Daro will probably be my most risky film till date. If you let the Box Office numbers cloud your cinematic vision,then you will never be able to make the film you truly want to make,” said the filmmaker who is very excited to team up with Hrithik Roshan post Jodha Akbar.
But setting the stage for the historical romance has not been easy for Ashutosh Gowariker. He gave the first narration to Hrithik Roshan back in 2011, and the actor was instantly convinced about the project and fell in love with the script.
However, Hrithik Roshan had various previous commitments, which he needed to complete before he could dedicate himself to a mammoth project like Mohenjo Daro.
“Just by Hrithik Roshan’s presence in Mohenjo Daro, I am sure he will make the entire city and civilization believable. Likewise, I may have succeeded in creating the Mughal era without Hrithik in Jodhaa Akbar. But the era would not have come alive without him. I am glad we’re back together. The film will go on the floors in three months.” stated an upbeat Gowariker.[/tps_footer]