Rakul Preet Singh who made her Bollywood debut with Yaariyaan(2014) has bagged the role of Sidharth’s leading lady in Aiyaary, which is directed by Award Winning director Neeraj Pandey. This 26-year-old actress shot to fame with the Telugu film titled ‘Dhruva’ in which she shared screen space with south superstars Ram Charan and Arvind Swamy has also done many big projects like ‘Sarrainodu’, ‘Kick 2′, Bruce Lee’, and much more. In a short span of time, she became one of the most sought after actresses in the south film industry.(Do Check: Ileana D’Cruz First Look From Baadshaho)
Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee who have been roped in as the lead actors will be essaying the role of army officers in the movie. Aiyaary is based on a true incident involving two army officers. While it has Manoj playing the mentor, Sidharth will be playing his protégé.
Recently Siddharth Malhotra wrapped up the Kashmir shoot schedule of Aiyaary and sources say that Rakul will join the set in Delhi in a few days where the makers will few songs and crucial scenes. Some parts of the upcoming crime drama will also be shot in Mumbai, London, and Oman.
Rakul Preet has been an ex Femina Miss India Pageant contestant and also been a part of many Telugu films. It would be quite interesting to see Sid-Rakul’s fresh pairing on the big screen.
Produced by Shital Bhatia, Aiyaary is slated to hit the theatres on the occasion of Republic day 2018 and will tentatively clash with Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0.