Welsh actor to make Bollywood debut

ANI | Updated: Mar 26, 2018 17:54 IST

New Delhi [India] Mar 26 (ANI) : A 20-year-old actress from South Wales is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Shoojit Sircar's upcoming project 'October.'

Banita Sandhu , an English Literature student from South Wales, will be seen sharing the silver screen with Bollywood's 'Humpty Sharma', Varun Dhawan, next month.

It is the first time that a mainstream actress from Wales will feature in a Bollywood film.

Movie lovers have been reacting to the news on Twitter. A fan wrote, " Congratulations and best of luck to you, finally we now have a main stream stream Bollywood actress from Wales. Looking forward to your film #October"

In the trailer, which has already got almost 20 million views, Sandhu can be seen wheelchair-bound, ill and expressionless. The tagline reads, 'it is not a love story but a story of love.'

The film revolves around Dhawan, who is on a quest to find Sandhu, a girl who was in love with him during college days.

The flick is slated to hit the theatres on April 13. (ANI)