Saif Ali Khan will play an army commander in a new period drama. The film, based on the Battle Of Buxar, is directed by Navdeep Singh. Aanand L Rai produces the film through his Colour Yellow Productions.
The film traces the rebellion of the Nawabs of Awadh and Bengal, against the East India Company. Saif plays Mirza Najaf Khan, the commander-in-chief of the Imperial Mughal Army. An official announcement is awaited soon.
Apart from this, Saif also has Chef and Bazaar in the making. He has also been cast as a doctor in Vipul Shah’s next. All these films are scheduled to release in late 2017.