It has finally been unveiled that Huma Qureshi is in fact going to be replacing Kangana Ranaut in the sequel to the 2010 movie, Ishqiya. Huma Qureshi is currently working with Vishal Bhardwaj. Emraan Hashmi is also starring in this movie. It appears that Richa Chadha was also being considered for this role but it was finally given to Huma. The original movie had Vidya Balan as the lead actress.
Sources confirm that Abhishek Chaubey, the director, has put a lot of effort into the script of this movie, Dedh Ishqiya. He also said that he was only going to be ready to start shooting only after he completed the script. It was now ready and the shooting was going to start now. Kangana couldn’t come on for the movie as her dates were clashing with her other commitments for a movie with Sai Kabir.