After Sonu Sood, yet another Indian has been roped into play one of the lead roles in Jackie Chan’s Kung Fu Yoga. According to a DNA report, actress Ileana D’Cruz, who is best-known for her role in Anurag Basu’s Barfi, has been paired opposite the Hong Kong-based action star in this action-packed film, directed by Stanley Tong.
Actor Sonu Sood is playing a negative role in this film, which is being shot in Dubai, Hong Kong and India. An Indo-Chinese co-production, the film is produced by Beijing Taihe Entertainment and Mumbai-based Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
Previously, actress Mallika Sherawat had shared screen space with Chan in his film The Myth. Reportedly, Illeana’s role in Kung Fu Panda is much lengthier and crucial than Sherawat’