By Hindustan Times
Four years after the Aamir Khan-starring blockbuster Ghajini (2008), director AR Murugadoss is all set for his second Bollywood project — a remake of his own Tamil hit, Thuppaki. While Akshay Kumar was always going to play the role of the male lead, there was some debate over who should play the female lead. But now, it looks like Sonakshi Sinha has beaten the other three actors whose names were being considered for the part.
The makers wanted an actress who looks like a boxer, and whose attitude can match Akshay’s. Ishaqzaade star Parineeti Chopra, Cocktail actor Diana Penty and Kajal Agarwal, who stars alongside Vijay in the Tamil original, were the names in the ring.
An insider says that while “Parineeti