Radhika Apte Agreed to Star in ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ Without Even Reading The Script

Radhika Apte and Nawazuddin Siddiqui have begun shooting for their upcoming romantic movie Raat Akeli Hai that is set in the country’s heartland, Kanpur and its director Honey Trehan revealed that Radhika Apte gave her nod to perform in the movie without even reading the script and exclaimed such is her trust with him and his work.

These were exact words from the director Honey Trehan,

“She hasn’t played something of this sort before and I was excited to cast her. I explained to her what I am making and that I have Nawaz on board. I also told her that I would like to have you in this film. That’s it and she asked ‘when do you want to start the film?’ She is the only one who said yes to the film without even reading the script.”

He went ahead and said that he received immense support from Radhika Apte. These were his exact words,

”I asked her to read the script first, but she said that she trusts me. When we started the prep work, that’s when she heard the script. This is the kind of support I got from Radhika”.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Raat Akeli Hai

On being asked about the Nawazuddin‘s character in the movie, he summed up to Deccan Chronicle,

“He is a cop from a small town and when you think about these kinds of roles, the first actor pops up in your mind is Nawaz. He is such a fabulous actor. If you want to cast a UP guy with a clear hold on the dialect then who better than him.”

Meanwhile, when it comes to the cast of the movie, it has Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, and Shweta Tripathi and is set to hit the theatres by the end of 2019. The movie is a Honey Trehan directorial and produced by Ronnie Screwvala.


Gaurav Gupta

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