Fatima Sana Shaikh IN, Taapsee Pannu OUT from Anurag Basu's Life In A Metro 2?

Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh replaces Taapsee Pannu in Anurag Basu's Life In A Metro sequel

Fatima Sana Shaikh,Taapsee Pannu Fatima Sana Shaikh IN, Taapsee Pannu OUT from Anurag Basu's Life In A Metro 2? Source : Press

A web of complex relationships is one to beat in the metropolitan's busy, but yet not-so-happy lifestyle. Depicting the nature of the same in the films delineates the intensity of the issues that go unnoticed in the routine hustle-bustle of a metropolitan life.

Ever since Anurag Basu's film Life In A Metro's sequel has been announced, speculations about the casting of the same has been doing the rounds. Out of many prominent actors, Taapsee Pannu too topped the casting list for the sequel. However, the latest reports suggest that the Thugs Of Hindostan star Fatima Sana Shaikh has replaced Taapsee in the sequel.

Taapsee's exit from the sequel came into effect owing to date issues. As Taapsee is already occupied with a good number of films, the actress couldn't afford to make any arrangements with her dates for the film, which led Fatima enter her shoes.

Informing about the same, a source close to the development revealed to a leading entertainment portal, "Dates were a major conflict and that is the reason why Anurag Basu had to look out for different option for the lead. And lucky for him, he had already spoken to Fatima in the past. So, when dates did become an issue, it was an easy fix for him this time around."

The plotline of the untitled sequel will differ from its prequel and is expected to go on floors by the end of the year. Meanwhile, Fatima Sana Shaikh rose to fame with her debut film Dangal. Her next is Thugs Of Hindostan which is scheduled to release on November 8, 2018. On the other hand, Taapsee Pannu is expected to begin shooting for Anurag Kashyap's Womaniya, wherein she will be essaying the role of a professional shooter.