South actress Padmapriya cast opposite Saif Ali Khan in Chef adaptation

South actress Padmapriya has been roped in to play the leading lady in the Raja Krishna Menon-directed comedy-drama

It has earlier been reported about Saif Ali Khan kicking off Raja Krishna Menon’s upcoming comedy-drama, Chef, in Kochi. Now, we hear that National Award-winning South actress Padmapriya has come on board to play his ex-wife.

“Padmapriya plays a profes sional Bharatnatyam dancer who lives in Kerala so we’re currently filming her portions with Saif here. She is a Bharatnatyam dancer herself,“ Raja informed Mirror.

After the Kochi schedule, the team will shoot in several locations across India including Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi and aim to wrap up work by December so that Saif gets to be by wife Kareena Kapoor’s side to welcome their baby.


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