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Sayani Gupta will play pregnant woman in Jolly LLB 2

By Neharika, Bollywood.com News Network

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Jolly LLB 2’ released on February 10. After facing several legal challenges, the film has finally made it to the silver screen. Written and directed by Subhash Kapoor, the film is a sequel to the 2013 film ‘Jolly LLB’.

It has recently been discovered that actress Sayani Gupta, who is best known for her role of a blind Pakistani Bangladeshi lesbian in the 2015 drama ‘Margarita, with a Straw’, will be seen essaying the role of a pregnant lady in the upcoming entertainer.

Without revealing much about her character in the film, she says it was thrilling to be a part of ‘Jolly LLB 2’. In the film, she will be seen married to a character played by Manav Kaul.

Talking about it, she said in a statement: "I am honestly thrilled to be part of this fun franchise. I loved the script of the film and fell in love with my character Hina.” She further added, “It's a part that I am proud to have etched and portrayed. It was such a joy collaborating with Subhash Kapoor as a director who is a great writer and director. He is really like a father figure and conducts himself with so much compassion and warmth on set. It rare to find such directors. Also working with old friend Manav Kaul was special.”

She concluded, “And Akshay Kumar, was the sweetest. He is such a responsive and helpful co-actor and a complete team player. I am really glad that I did this film and tell this story. Cause it will stay in people's minds for a long time, I think.”

The entertainer will also feature Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla and Annu Kapoor in lead roles.