Ileana opposite Shahid Kapoor

Nanban fame Ileana D’Cruz, who is making her Bollywood debut with Barfi, will next be seen romancing Shahid Kapoor in director Rajkumar Santoshi’s upcoming film.

The film, tentatively titled Phata Poster Nikla Hero is a Bollywood masala entertainer. The film is to be directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, who has given hits like Ghayal, Andaz Apna Apna, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.. ‘We have signed Ileana for our film. She is perfect for the role. She is a brilliant actress. We have seen her work down south,’ producer Taurani said.

Ileana’s debut film in Bollywood, the Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra starrer Barfi directed by Anurag Basu, will release on September 14.