Shilpa Shetty returns to acting with 'Nikamma'


MUMBAI: Shilpa Shetty is all set to make a comeback in Bollywood with the action entertainer ‘Nikamma’.

The actor's last full-fledged screen outing was 2007's ‘Apne’.

She has also made appearances in films such as ‘Om Shanti Om’, ‘Dostana’ and ‘Dishkiyaoon’.

In ‘Nikamma’, Shilpa will star alongside ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota’ actor Abhimanyu Dassani and YouTube sensation Shirley Setia.

The film will be directed by Sabbir Khan.

"It feels great, I am ready to take that plunge again and looking forward to be back on the big screen. It's a refreshingly unique project and am looking forward to working with Sabbir. I loved my role, and it's something I've never down before. I can't wait for my audiences to see me in a new avatar," Shilpa said in a statement.

"Shilpa is a much-loved name in every household and she was very clear right at the onset that her comeback would have to be with a worthy role. It's a dynamic part and I am glad to be working with Shilpa and bringing her back for the fans that miss her", Sabbir Khan said.

‘Nikamma’, produced by Sony Pictures International Productions and Sabbir Khan Films is scheduled to be released in 2020.

With inputs from PTI


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