Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has been roped in to star in an India-China joint film venture.
Tentatively titled "The Desire", the film will show Shilpa rubbing shoulders with Chinese superstar Xia Yu, who is considered the Shah Rukh Khan of China.
The film is being co-produced by Sharad Hegde and Tracy Shiyun and directed by R. Sarath.
"It is a very prestigious project for us. We have tried to go beyond the boundary of land as well as shackled emotions in the film. It deals with the sensibilities of creative people in the most sensitive manner," said Hegde in a statement released here Friday.
"The Desire" revolves around Goutami (Shilpa), an accomplished Odissi dancer and a talented artist Jai Leang (Yu) and follows the journey of their respective lives until they are separated and brought together aga