Naseeruddin-Mallika team up!

By HT

Mumbai, June 26 -- Their cinematic trajectories represent two far ends of a spectrum but for the first time, Naseeruddin Shah and Mallika Sherawat will be seen together on the big screen.

The actors are part of KC Bokadia's political drama, Dirty Politics, which is based on the controversial killing of a nurse, Bhanwari Devi, allegedly by powerful politicians in Rajasthan.

In the film, Naseer will be seen playing a firebrand social worker. "He plays a revolutionary person who gives voice to the frustrations and anger of the common man. His is a major role in the film's narrative," confirms Bokadia, who will begin shooting with Naseer towards the end of July. "It's always a dream come true for any director to work with Naseer saab. I am really looking forward to start shooting with him," he adds.

It is believed that Bokadia, who has worked with Amitabh Bachchan in 19