Reportedly, topmost Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says no to Anand L Rai’s next film due to the busy schedule of historical drama Padmavati. Shahrukh Khan is lead male of this Anand L Rai’s untitled film and going start to shoot very soon.
Deepika Padukone who was the first choice of Anand L Rai, can’t do this film. She is currently busy in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed historical drama Padmavati where Deepika Padukone is playing the lead role of Rani Padmini.
Shahrukh Khan will play as a dwarf in Anand L Rai’s next film, expecting to be released in 2018 while film’s shoot will start in this month. If Deepika Padukone will not do this film, Katrina Kaif may join Shahrukh Khan once again.
Deepika Padukone is top Bollywood actress of the current time, charging Rs 11 crore for her next ambitious project Padmavati and collaborating third time with veteran filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali after blockbuster Bajirao Mastani and Ramleela: Goliyo Ki Rasleela.
The actress led Shahrukh Khan’s three successful films Om Shanti Om, Chennai Express and Happy New Year, even she debuted through Shahrukh Khan’s Om Shanti Om.
Shahrukh Khan is currently busy in Imtiaz Ali’s next untitled film is scheduled to be released on 11th of August this year. Anushka Sharma is the lead female opposite him, which is also untitled yet.
Padmavati is a big project and Deepika Padukone is first time taking a risk of doing a big solo movie while her rumored boyfriend Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor are playing important roles along with her.
So Anand L Rai’s next and Padmavati shooting dates are same due which the Bollywood actress can’t join Shahrukh Khan in Anand L Rai’s next.