Right from the time the film was announced, there has been a lot of speculation about the actress who will be cast opposite SRK. While names of many actresses did the rounds, sources say that it is Ileana D'Cruz who has bagged this role.

"Ileana has been finalized as the leading lady opposite Shah Rukh in 'Fan'. She will have an interesting role in this film and this is definitely a big opportunity for the young actress," said the source.

The source reveals that the film is supposed to go on the floors sometime in September.

"It is based on the story of a fan whose sole mission is to meet the one person he has idolized for long," adds the source.

Maneesh Sharma, director of 'Fan', and Ileana's spokesperson were unavailable for comment.

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