It's been a while that reports of Sunny Leone and Nawazuddin Sidddiqui co-starring in a film have been floating around. According to these media reports, actor-producer Sohail Khan has approached Siddiqui for his next film and Leone is also in talks with the makers.
Although this would be a fresh pairing in Bollywood, much like Deepika-Irrfan in Piku, Alia-Randeep in Highway etc., this casting doesn't warranty shock waves.
Why can't Sunny Leone be paired with Nawazuddin in a film? Why create such a hue and cry about it? We can trace these reactions to the fact that we place actresses in particular slots. No doubt Siddiqiui is one of the finest actors in the industry, but perceiving Leone as nothing but a sex symbol is completely unjustified.
Every film is a new experience for its cast and crew. And if both these actors are working together in a film, it would be a fresh experience for them as well. Shouldn't we just expect something different from this film considering that two completely varied actors will be coming together?
Let us think beyond stereotypes and cliches for a change.