Mrunal Thakur to romance opposite Greek God Hrithik Roshan on screen
By Madhusmita Lenka
Feb 13, 2018
In recent years, Bollywood has embraced many young popular faces from television! Now, joining that bandwagon is none other than the 25-year-old Mrunal Thakur of ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ fame. The popular television actress is all set to romance on the silver screen against the heartthrob Hrithik Roshan in his upcoming movie ‘Super 30’.
There had been many speculations about the female protagonist of Super 30. However, after many reports, it has finally been confirmed that television actress Mrunal Thakur, popular for playing the character of Bubbly Bulbul in Ekta Kapoor’s Kumkum Bhagya, will be seen romancing Hrithik Roshan in the movie. A couple of pictures have been doing rounds on social media sites that confirmed Thakur making her big Bollywood debut as a leading lady in Super 30.
Mrunal has not been limited to the television alone. The pretty actress also has also tried her hand in some Marathi films as well. She was in films like ‘Vitti Dandu’, ‘Surajya’, ‘Hello Nandan’, and ‘Rangkarmi’ to her credit.Mrunal Thakur made her international debut with an Indo-American film ‘Love Sonia’ made by ‘Life Of Pi’ producer David Womark.
The actress played the title role in the film that brings to light the issue of global human trafficking. She plays a village girl, who is trapped in the global sex trade in the film that also stars the likes of Freida Pinto and Demi Moore. The young actress reportedly stayed near a brothel in Kolkata to study the body language of the prostitutes for the film.
The actress has also been seen in a commercial with Ranveer Singh whom she reportedly describes as "wonderful human being, energetic, and down-to-earth". Once she said that she wanted to essay a mentally challenged character because it`s an extremely challenging role for an actor.
`Super 30` is based on the life of the Patna-based scholar Anand Kumar, who trains 30 deserving, economically- backward students for IIT-JEE entrance exams every year with commendable success rate. Hrithik Roshan playing as Anand Kumar was finalized, but the makers were in search for the female lead. A few pictures from the sets of `Super 30` have surfaced online, where we can see Hrithik accompanied by TV actress Mrunal Thakur, who is reportedly cast opposite the `Kaabil` actor.
`Super 30`, directed by Vikas Bahl, is scheduled to go on theatres on January 25, 2019.