While the actress confirmed the news, she refrained from divulging details about her role and the movie, which is being produced by actor Salman Khan. The "Dabangg" star will also feature in the movie.
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"Yes, It's true. It's produced by Salman and directed by Nikhil Advani. It should release sometime next year. It's an exciting role, very unlike what I play in 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein'. So yes, I am experimenting, taking up interesting work and working with great people," she said in a statement.
The film is said to be a modernised form of the 1983 film, in which Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Seshadri played the leads.
The movie will not be Anita's first tryst with Bollywood as the actress was seen in a couple of flop movies like "Kucch To Hai", "Yeh Dil" and "Koi Aap Sa".
In Star Plus' "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein", Anita essays the role of Shagun in the Star Plus show with shades of grey.