Fri, 16 May 2014 06:15:00 GMT | By PTI

Rekha in 'Fitoor'

Bollywood diva Rekha will play a temperamental Begum in Abhishek Kapoor's 'Fitoor'

Rekha (© Varinder Chawla)

Mumbai: Rekha has joined the Aditya Roy Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Fitoor', the next film by 'Kai Po Che' director Abhishek Kapoor.

It is Kapoor's second movie adaptation and is based on Charles Dickens' 'The Great Expectations'.

'Fitoor' is a love saga which will see Aditya Roy Kapoor as a young artist named Noor. Katrina Kaif will don the role of a heartbreaker and Rekha will enact the role of a temperamental Begum, a role inspired by Dickens' iconic character Mrs Havisham.

Rekha's character will be the catalyst that spins the romance tale forward. The love saga has been scripted across decades and continents.

The script has been penned by Supratik Sen and Abhishek Kapoor and the film is slated to begin shooting in August this year.

The movie will be shot across locations in North India, including Kashmir and Delhi, as well as international destinations.

'Fitoor' will be produced by UTV Motion Pictures in association with Sky Production.

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