Soha Ali Khan, who always does off-beat films, will now be seen in the lead role in the upcoming film based on Delhi riots. The film, touted to be a suspense thriller, will be directed by the National Award winning director Shivaji Patil. The male lead in the film is the Delhi Belly star Vir Das.
The working title of the film is October 31, the date of Indira Gandhi’s assassination and is based in the backdrop of the 1984 Delhi riots. Though details of the film are being kept under wraps, Soha revealed that the film showcase the 24 hours post the assassination of the former Prime Minister and is inspired by a real life incident. Soha also stated that she will be playing the role of a Sikh mother of two children.