Bollywood actress and model Mallika Sherawat has bagged a role in Hollywood political-comedy Love, Barack, whose tagline is Politics has never been this sexy.
Sherawat, 33, will play Aretha Gupta opposite Avatar star Laz Alonso in this movie directed by Doug McHenry (Keep the Faith, Baby) and written by Gary Goldstein (The Wish List). Story revolves around romance between a beautiful and idealistic Barack Obama volunteer coordinator and her sexy and savvy conservative Republican counterpart during last United States Presidential election.
Other cast of this movie to be shot in Los Angeles (California, USA) includes Michele Specht (Love Conquers Al) and Sueann Han (Four Letter Word).
Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed has welcomed the trend of mixed star cast and hopes that Hollywood-Bollywood “engagement” will bring West and East closer.