Sajid Khan ropes in southern actress Tamanna for Himmatwala

Sajid Khan has finally found the lead actress for his upcoming film, Himmatwala. Earlier there were reports that the director wanted Deepika Padukone or Anushka Sharma to star opposite Ajay Devgan however the search has finally ended on Tamanna, who is quite a popular actress down south.

Tamanna in fact made her acting debut with a Hindi film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra in 2005 but later went to do Tamil and Telugu films. Himmatwala will be her second Hindi film and will also mark her comeback in Bollywood. This is not the first time that Ajay Devgan has been paired opposite a Southern Actress, the actor has earlier shared the screen with Kajal Aggarwal in Singham.

Himmatwala is a remake of Jeetendra and Sridevi’s 1983 hit with the same name.  The film will release in 2013. Here are some pictures of Tamanna for our readers. Will she be able to do justice to Sridevi’s role?


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