19 January 2013 2:04 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After two shelved films with Abhay Deol, director Navdeep Singh (of Manorama Six Feet Under) seems to have finally found a script that can be directed. We have it from a very reliable source that Navdeep's new project is about a female detective who is out to solve a murder mystery. Navdeep has firmed in on Freida Pinto to star in the film. She has shown a keen interest. However, there's one problem. Over to the source. "Freida met Navdeep and Vikramaditya Motwane who was to produce the film starring her as a detective. She liked the script. But she had one pre-condition before signing the film. She wants Vikram Motwane to direct the project while Navdeep, thinks Freida, could be on board as a writer." Freida's pre-condition has frozen the project in its tracks. Says the source, "The whole idea of Navdeep writing the film was to let him »

- Subhash K. Jha

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