Madhuri steps into Sridevi’s shoes for ‘Shiddat’

New Delhi [India]: Veteran actress Madhuri Dixit has stepped into the shoes of late actor Sridevi for the latter’s last venture, ‘Shiddat’.

The late actor’s firstborn, Janhvi Kapoor took to her verified Instagram page to announce the news.

The 21-year-old thanked Madhuri for stepping in and wrote, “Abhishek Varman’s next film was very close to mom’s heart ….Dad, Khushi and I are thankful to Madhuriji for now being a part of this beautiful film….”

The Karan Johar’s upcoming production has an ensemble cast comprising of Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt and Aditya Roy Kapur.

The flick will be a period drama set in 1940s. Before the untimely demise of Sridevi in Dubai on 24 February, 2018, she and Dutt were set to reunite on screen after 25 years. (ANI)