Sources suggest that renowned South Indian film director Revathy Varmha has approached Katrina Kaif to play the role of acclaimed Indian athlete PT Usha on celluloid, mid-day reported.
The multi-lingual film will portray the journey of the sportswoman, who earned the nickname of Payyoli Express because of her speed.
Priyanka Chopra had allegedly also been offered the role earlier and now Mid-day reports that Revathy has had a few meetings with Katrina over the past few months, but the actor hasn’t given any confirmation yet.
If Katrina happens happens to play the lead role in this film, it will be her first biopic. But as of now she will be seen in the Salman Khan starrer Bharat which releases on 5 June.
It was also recently announced that Katrina will star opposite Akshay Kumar in Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi, a spin-off from the Singham franchise. Katrina and Akshay will be reuniting after nine years for the film after last appearing together in Tees Maar Khan.
(With inputs from: mid-day)
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