The latest to hit the news stands is that Shabana Azmi has been signed on by Oscar-winning director,Kathryn Bigelow for a role in her film,Zero Dark 30. Bigelow is currently shooting in Chandigarh. Jessica Chastain,actress from the Oscar-nominated film,The Help,has joined the shoot too. Meanwhile,the buzz on the street is that Azmi will be in the film as she has a good command over Urdu and will fit the Pakistani look that Bigelow has been looking for. Due to security reasons,Bigelow could not shoot in Pakistan or take Pakistani actors. Therefore,she is looking for the same effect in India.
Shabana in ZD30https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/shabana-in-zd30/