Mehrunissa is a female name and director Sudhir Misra choose this complicated name Mehrunissa for his lead female character which also happens to be the title of the film as well.
The word Mehrunissa means benevolent, generous, soft hearted.
The plot of Mehrunissa revolves around the the female Mehrunissa and two males who happens to be best friend. The film is set in 1970’s when these two best friends falls for Mehrunissa who rejects both of them. Now after 40 years all three of them meets again. What will happen now forms the rest of the movie which will be only known once the movie releases.
60 year old Mehrunissa will be played by Waheeda Rehman. The debate is going on about whom to cast to play 20 year old Mehrunissa. Chances are very strong for Katrina to play the role. Katrina is now busy with the shooting of Ek Tha Tiger.