Kirti Kulhari to play a British cop in Ribhu Dasgupta’s The Girl On The Train remake, co-starring Parineeti Chopra


Parineeti Chopra has started shooting for the Hindi remake of the American film The Girl On The Train. The yet untitled project is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, who has previously helmed TE3N starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Based on the 2015 bestseller by Paula Hawkins, the film narrates the story of a divorcee woman who gets entangled in a missing persons investigation that throws her life to the brink. While Parineeti plays the lead role, she will be joined by actresses, Kirti Kulhari and Aditi Rao Hydari. 

While details about Aditi's character are yet unknown, we now hear that Kirti will be seen as Aaliya Shergill, a British cop. Talking about her role, Kirti confirmed to a leading daily, “It’s an interesting character with a unique look, something that I don’t think anyone has sported in Bollywood before." The actress further added, “The training will give me the body language of a cop. We had toyed with the idea of a British accent but then Ribhu thought it would divert the focus from my performance. Instead I’m watching documentaries and murder mysteries to understand the job profile and working style of an investigative officer in the UK."

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The actress, who is currently awaiting the release of Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal, leaves for London on August 15 to start shooting the following day. Being part of ensemble films like Pink, Mission Mangal and now The Girl on The Train, Kirti stated that she is excited to work with Parineeti and Aditi. “I love the fact that so many womandriven stories are being made and I am happy to be a part of them. In Hollywood big stars come together to make a great film. Unfortunately that wasn’t the case in Bollywood. But now, people are opening up to the idea and things are changing,” she signed off by saying.

The psychological thriller will be produced by Reliance Entertainment. 

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)