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Tamannaah Bhatia joins Vijay Varma for Sujoy Ghosh's segment in Lust Stories 2?

Mrunal Thakur, Tillotama Shome, Amruta Subhash, Angad Bedi and Kajol also star in the upcoming anthology.

Tamannaah Bhatia joins Vijay Varma for Sujoy Ghosh's segment in Lust Stories 2?

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 04.04 AM, Aug 24, 2022


Tamannaah Bhatia will share the screen with Vijay Varma in Lust Stories 2. It was reported that the Baahubali actress will play the female lead in Sujoy Ghosh’s segment of the upcoming anthology film.

According to a report in Pinkvilla, Tamannaah and Vijay would start filming their segment with Sujoy some time next month, starting readings and prep work closer to the date of shooting. If confirmed, the upcoming project will mark Tamannaah’s first time collaborating with Sujoy. The filmmaker and Vijay had previously worked together on the film, The Devotion of Suspect X, which also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jaideep Ahlawat. Vijay will reportedly play a character he has never attempted before in his career, in Lust Stories 2.

In addition to Sujoy, the upcoming anthology film will feature segments helmed by R Balki, Amit Sharma and Konkona Sen Sharma. Kajol stars in Amit’s segment. The actress reportedly plays a ‘bold’ role in the same and had wrapped up filming in May, in Uttar Pradesh.

Balki’s segment features Angad Bedi and Mrunal Thakur in lead roles, while Konkona’s directorial stars Tillotama Shome and Amruta Subhash. Konkona’s segment has reportedly finished filming as well.

The upcoming film is a sequel to the 2018 anthology, which featured short segments directed by Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, and Karan Johar. The original anthology, which can be streamed on Netflix, starred Radhika Apte, Bhumi Pednekar, Manisha Koirala, Kiara Advani, Akash Thosar, Vicky Kaushal, Neha Dhupia, Neil Bhoopalam, Ridhi Khakhar,Jaideep Ahlawat and Sanjay Kapoor.

Meanwhile Tamannaah will next be seen playing the titular role in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Babli Bouncer, which will release on Disney+ Hotstar on September 23. The actress will also reportedly feature in Arun Gopy’s next with Dileep, as well as Rajinikanth's Jailer. Tamannaah also plays the female lead opposite Chiranjeevi in Bholaa Shankar.