Esha Gupta to play desi Lara Croft?


Whether it’s for being termed as the Bhatts’ lucky mascot or for her frequent visits to the USA to visit rumoured boyfriend Armaan Gujral, Esha Gupta has regularly been in the news.

The latest we’ve heard about the actor is that she is set to play the lead in the desi version of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). An industry insider reveals, Esha has often been referred to as the Indian Angelina Jolie, as she resembles her. Now, this resemblance has got her a huge project. She has been signed for an International co-production (Indo-American) to play the Indian Lara Croft. As of now, only one film has been decided upon. It remains to be seen whether there will also be an Indian version of the second film in the Hollywood franchise, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life (2003).

For the uninitiated, Lara Croft is one of the most recalled roles of