Sonakshi Sinha signed opposite Shahid

Sonakshi Sinha signed opposite Shahid

Sonakshi Sinha signed opposite Shahid

Sonakshi, who is presently busy shooting her maiden movie Dabangg with Salman Khan, has been signed on to play the lead opposite the heartthrob in Pankaj Kapoor's Mausam. The film's producer Sheetal Talwar met Sonakshi and her mother Poonam Sinha at their Mumbai residence earlier this week to sign her for the movie. “Sheetal thinks Sonakshi reminds of the young Rekha. My husband and I respect Pankaj Kapoor and are happy that our daughter has got an opportunity to work with Shahid Kapoor,” Poonam Sinha said. Pankaj Kapoor had written the role keeping Kareena in mind during the time when the actress was going strong with Shahid but after their break-up, he had started looking for a fresh face.

“Poonam and I are meticulously screening the offers for Sonakshi. She will do only those movies which portray women in a dignified manner,” said Shatrughan. The statuesque Sonakshi, lost a reported 30 kgs to fulfil her ambition to become an actress and her brother Luv Sinha is also all set to make his silver screen debut with Sadiyan which will release later this year.