Richa has been signed on for a significant role in the film. Her character will be called Boli Punjaban.
"Yes, Richa Chadda has been signed for 'Fukrey'," Ritesh Sidhwani, partner in Farhan's Excel Entertainment, said in a statement.
Pulkit Samrat of "Bittoo Boss" fame is the lead actor in "Fukrey". But Richa does not have a role opposite him. Other actors for the movie are yet to be finalised.
The film's title is a slang, which means good-for-nothing.
Directed by debutant Mrigdeep Singh Lamba, "Fukrey" is a buddy movie, revolving around Delhi-based youngsters and their life in high school and later, college.