Sanjana Sanghi has been cast to star as the female lead in the Bollywood adaptation of the critically acclaimed young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. The book itself had a film adaptation that was released in 2014 starring Shailene Woodley in Sanghi’s role as Hazel Grace Lancaster and Ansel Elgort as Augustus Waters.
Sanghi will also be starring opposite Sushant Singh Rajput who will portray Augustus. The remake is presented and produced by Fox Star Studios with the film to begin shooting sometime mid-2018. Mukesh Chhabra is set to direct the film, debuting as a director with this production. Oscar-winning A. R. Rahman is on board to compose the music for the romantic drama.
“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”
The Fault in Our Stars is John Green’s sixth book. He is also known for his other works including Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns.
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