When filmmaker Hansal Mehta announced that his next film starring Kangana Ranaut is titled ''Simran'', everybody guessed that the actress will be playing the title role. The makers of the film recently unveiled the first look of the actress in the film and revealed that actress's character is not called Simran.
Kangana plays Praful Patel, a housekeeper who gets addicted to the world of crime. In the first look, Kangana is seen in a no-make up look and is dressed in a housekeeper's dress. The film is reportedly inspired by the life of Sandeep Kaur, who was also known as the 'Bombshell Bandit'. Sandeep Kaur, a registered nurse took to robbing banks to finance her gambling addiction and was convicted of robbing four banks in USA, following which, she was sentenced for 66 months in April 2015.
''Simran'' is scheduled to go on floors in August in the US and is jointly produced by Bhushan Kumar and Shailesh Singh.