Veteran Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui posted a photograph on Twitter with an Italian woman and captioning it, “Yeh Ladki mere ‘rome rome mein’ hai’’ – which caused all sorts of speculations and wildfire stories.
But now it has been confirmed that the woman in the picture is an Italian actress Valentina Corti, and the duo is shooting for Tannishtha Chatterjee’s yet-untitled directorial debut.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news and film on social media. He wrote, “Italian actress Valentina Corti joins the cast of Tannishtha Chatterjee’s directorial debut alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui… Produced by Eros International, Rising Star Entertainment, Ravi Walia and Pankaj Razdan…Currently being filmed in Rome”
The film, currently being shot in Rome, will see Chatterjee and Siddiqui collaborate after Mangesh Hadawale’s 2011 drama Dekh Indian Circus and Garth Davis’s 2017 Lion.
Valentina is well-known for her television shows such as Don Matteo, All the Music of the Heart and Titanic: Blood and Steel.
On the work front, Nawazuddin is currently busy with back to back projects, such as Thackeray, Genius and Manto.
Manto is an upcoming Indian biographical drama film, written and directed by Nandita Das. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title character of Indo-Pakistani author, writer Saadat Hasan Manto.