Banita Sandhu who is all set to make her Bollywood Debut with Shoojit Sircar’s October was initially seen in the Doublemint advertisement. Shoojit Sircar who directed the ad had identified Banita instantly as his Shiuli for October.
Shoojit Sircar shares:
“I wanted a girl who looked Shiuli, who looked a little South Indian and also whose eye would speak a lot.”
Just like Varun Dhawan, the actress will be seen playing a hotel management student with a very complex yet charismatic relationship with the actor.
Varun Dhawan shares:
“Banita is a selfless actress and so giving in scenes. The type of work she has put in for her first film is unbelievable.”
Ronnie Lahiri, the producer of the film adds:
“It’s a very important role. For me, it is one of the best debuts that anyone has done.”
Shoojit Sircar further stated:
“The hardest work done by someone in the film is actually this girl, Banita.”
Produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, October stars Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu. A Rising Sun Films Production, directed by Shoojit Sircar the film is set to release on 13th April 2018.