Fans have been clamoring to find out the female lead in Salman Khan’s upcoming film, “Sher Khan”. Sohail Khan’s new project has people guessing if the film will be in 3D and who will play opposite Salman.
Nargis Fakhri of “Rockstar” fame was supportedly signed for the role, but Kingfisher model, Angela Jonson was brought into the picture.
Salman met Angela at a party that led to a friendship between the two. Both are also in talks from BBM in the past few months. Angela had lost the chance to be launched opposite Khan in “Sher Khan” because of frequent forays onto Page 3. Latest buzz has it Angela is back in, on Salman’s recommendation.
“Other options were explored. But nothing came of it. Actually, Salman’s range of heroines is shrinking.He won’t work with Priyanka Chopra. Katrina and Salman have mutually decided not to sign any films together after “Ek Tha Tiger”. Deepika and Salman are somehow never working out together. As for Sonakshi, he’s wrapping up “Dabangg 2″ with her shortly goes into Shirish Kunder’s “Kick” with her. It’s time to find new co-stars. Angela, who is already signed with Salman’s home production, fits the role in “Sher Khan” perfectly, ” sources revealed.
Angela will not only be romancing Salman, but doing stunts in “Sher Khan”. The film will be shot in the mountains and jungles. Details will be finalized when Sohail or Salman Khan make the official announcement closer to the start of production.