'Fukrey' Pulkit Samrat is on cloud nine. Only one film old, the young actor got his second film under eminent film producing duo Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani. Pulkit who soon will be seen in their banner Excel Entertainment's 'Fukrey' has not only impressed them but also Farhan's sis, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar.
According to our sources, Zoya was at a special screening of the film and she was impressed by Pulkit's performance in the film. Apparently, the director is thinking of casting him in her next film that was supposed to star Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
Pulkit is said to be quite ecstatic after getting such a response from Zoya. "She happens to be one of his favourite directors. So he is eagerly waiting for the day when he'll get a call from Zoya," revealed an insider.
While Pulkit couldn't be reached for a comment, Zoya remarked, "I'm just back from London. And yes, Fukrey does look promising."
Produced by Farhan and Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment, the film also stars Manjot Singh (of Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, 2008, fame), Ali Fazal (of 3 Idiots, 2009, fame) and Richa Chadda (of Gangs Of Wasseypur, 2012, fame).