By Hindustan Times
Sonam Kapoor, whose first film Saawariya was loosely based on Fyodor Dostoevsky' short story White Nights, has bought the film rights of one of Anuja Chauhan's novels for the sheer love of its female characters.
Kapoor, who describes herself as someone who lives to eat and read in that order, says the book has characters that exit in reality and that's what prompted her to buy the film rights.
If the story gets translated onscreen, it would be Kapoor's third movie based on a novel after Aisha, which was a modern interpretation of Jane Austen's Emma and saw the actress playing a posh Delhi girl.
"The idea of taking a book and turning the pages I remember have been the biggest high for me. So, it was imperative for me to play something like this before I get too old. It is