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'More than happy that Divine Lovers was offered to me', says Zareen Khan

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 17 August 2016, 02:36 PM

Actress Zareen Khan has claimed false reports that she has opted out of "Divine Lovers" and says she is excited to work with Irrfan Khan in the film. Director Sai Kabir had confirmed that the "Hate Story 3" star had replaced actress Kanagna Ranaut in the project, earlier this year.

Recently, however, there were reports that Zareen leftthe project. When asked about it, Zareen told PTI, "I don't know where this news came from about me not doing it. I think somebody tried asking me about it at an event and I said, 'I'll talk about it later, it's not the occasion'.

Then the story came out that 'She is not doing it'." "I, in fact, never said I am doing the movie from my end. The director gave out the quote that I am doing the film," she added. "Divine Lovers" is billed as an adventure comedy and will see the 29-year-old actress pair opposite Irrfan for the first time.

"I am more than happy that the film is offered to me, and I'll be working with Irrfan sir who is such a great actor. Working with him is the biggest thing. I'll be getting to learn so much from him," she said.

It revolves around the lower middle-class section of society and is set in the heartland of India. The movie was scheduled to go on floors this September, but now will begin early next year. The "Veer" actress said it will be best for her to comment more on the project in detail once the makers start talking about it. "It was supposed to start somewhere in September-October, but due to some reasons it has been pushed forward to the beginning of next year. 

There is nothing that I am not doing it. When the makers of the film start talking about it, it will be right for me to comment more rather than saying anything right now."

First Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 02:20 PM

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