The 26-year-old actress, who is riding high on the success of Masaan, will play Sarabjit’s wife in the the film based on the Indian, who died in a Pakistani jail.
“Yes they have approached me and I will be doing it. However, at this point of time paper work is being done and I can’t comment anything more. I have been offered the role to play Randeep’s wife and I will sign on the dotted lines soon. It is an interesting role and can’t wait to talk more on the same,” Richa said in her statement.
This will be the actress’ second film opposite Hooda. The two will be seen together in upcoming film Main Aur Charles, also a biopic.
The film also features actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who will be seen playing the role of Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur.
The movie will trace the struggle of Dalbir Kaur, whose sole aim in life was to get her brother out of the jail. Sarabjit will be shot over a schedule of 70 days in Punjab.