Urmila Matondkar to play 50-plus diva

By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Urmila Matondkar will play a super-glamorous 50-plus woman who lives in isolated splendour in a castle, wears the most stunning clothes and plays out life queen-size in a remake of the 1980 blockbuster "Karz".

She will be riding horses, flying planes and gambling the night away in casinos.

Says Urmila: "The character will be an ageless diva. A very stylish and super-exclusive heiress and her clothes and demeanour will reflect a kind of inherent glamour."

Urmila's favourite costume designer Manish Malhotra is working on her clothes that will reflect the character's diva-like splendour. A budget of several crores of rupees has been set aside for the wardrobe.

Manish Mal