Around three weeks ago, Benegal said to have narrated the script to Zoa and even called her for a screen test. After the screen test, the filmmaker was apparently convinced that Zoa can pull the role off.
“She will sign the dotted line soon,” said a source close to the project. However, Benegal was unavailable for comment.
Zoa is the daughter of Bollywood producer Karim Morani, who is in jail in in 2G spectrum allocation scam.