Newcomer Pooja Hegde, who has now been signed up by Ashutosh to play the female lead opposite Hrithik in the film that’s essentially a love story set against the backdrop of the Indus Valley Civilization. Pooja has been part of few South Indian films and ‘Mohenjo Daro’ will be her B-Town debut.
Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, who is making “Mohenjo-Daro” with Hrithik Roshan, says he is happy that finally the film, on which he has been working the past two years, will go on the floors. The film is reportedly a love story based in the ancient Indus Valley civilisation, one of the world’s oldest settlements.
Confirming this news, Ashutosh said, “I am extremely happy to have found Pooja. Apart from the fact that she looked lovely with Hrithik, she is a natural actress who is fresh as well as endearing with a lot of poise. I am looking forward to starting shoot early October.”