Published On: Mar 20, 2018 5:51 PM IST

Madhuri to act in Sridevi’s place

The demise of the legendary actress Sridevi left thousands of fans in despair but it also put her upcoming film on hold. Directed by ‘2 states’ fame Abhishek varman, this film would have seen her paired with Sanjay Dutt with Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in important roles. But this film was shelved temporarily due to Sridevi’s untimely death.

Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor who is about to make her bollywood debut in ‘Dhadak’ announced on instagram that the role will be played by Madhuri Dixit. ” This role was very close to mom’s heart. Dad, Khushi and I are grateful to Madhuri ji for being a part of this beautiful film..” she wrote.

Later, filmmaker Karan Johar took to twitter to confirm this announcement officially. He also announced that this film will go on floors in April.