Hollywood superstar Meryl Streep and Bollywood stunner Sridevi are reportedly in talks to star in a film titled Cowboys and Indians. According to sources, it will be directed by Amy Redford, daughter of actor Robert Redford. It is also stated that Streep and Sridevi are keen about the movie.
"Yes, we are happy to have received a communication about a project with Ms. Meryl Streep," Punkej Kharbanda, Sridevi's manager stated.
He also added that he was not at liberty to reveal more information at this stage.
The 50-year-old Sridevi, is a winner of five Filmfare awards herself and has also been conferred with the Padmashree, which is the fourth highest civilian award in India. She started off her career as a child artiste at the age of four and has gone on to do several Indian movies in different languages.
At the heights of her career, she was described as the first female superstar of Bollywood. She is married to Indian filmmaker Boney Kapoor and the couple have two daughters.
They got married in 1996. In 1997, she appeared in Judaai, and after a 15-year hiatus, she next appeared in English Vinglish in 2012 and it was a super hit.
"A viewing of English Vinglish, directed by Gauri Shinde, wife of R Balki tonight, leaves me with collective lumps in the throat and a surge of flushed eyes near the tear ducts. And it is not all the emotion of a particular moment that puts one in such state. It is the uncontrollable effect of appreciation that prevents one from expressing any at all...," Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, wrote in his blog about Sridevi's English Vinglish.
She was also voted the greatest Indian actress in 100 years in a poll.