Taapsee Pannu said she was overjoyed to be reprising her role as a spy in Naam Shabana.
The actress recently took to her Twitter, tweeting, “Bond may have had the gadgets but women make ‘bloody good spies’ coz they can multitask n hav a better understanding of emotions,” along with a new still from the film.
In a recent interview, Taapsee spoke about reprising her role of Shabana Khan, “The response that my character received in Baby made the filmmakers plan an entire film based on Shabana aka Meera. Frankly, there was no sequel or prequel.”
The actor further shared that Naam Shabana is a perfect example of how audience reaction can change the way a filmmaker thinks.
Naam Shabana is a spin-off of 2015 release, Baby, which starred Akshay Kumar in the lead role.
The film directed by Shivam Nair stars Taapsee Pannu, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Manoj Bajpayee and Anupam Kher.
Akshay Kumar will be reprising his role as Ajay Singh Rajput in a special appearance.
Manoj Bajpayee dons the role of Shabana’s handler, while Anupam Kher will once again play Om Prakash Shukla. Prithviraj will be portraying the highvalue target of Shabana’s first mission.
The film will release on March 31.