Basking in the glory of recent hits like Saheb Biwi
Aur Gangster and Paan Singh Tomar, Tigmanshu
Dhulia is making a film on Begum Samru.
Samru was the head of a professionally-trained mercenary
army consisting of Europeans and Indians, inherited
from her European mercenary husband Walter Reinhardt
period film is based on the life of Samru, who started
her career as a nautch girl in 18th Century India
and eventually became the ruler of Sardhana, a principality
near Meerut. Later on, she played a key role in the
political power struggle in 18th and 19th century
is said that since Kareena Kapoor had liked both the
latest films of Dhulia and evinced interest to work
with him, the director has approached the actress
to play the lead.