Months after news of Aanand L Rai teaming up with Shah Rukh Khan broke out, speculation still surrounds the final pieces in the casting puzzle. Names of a few actors have been hurled around for the two-champion venture – from Deepika Padukone and Kareena Kapoor Khan to Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.
Notwithstanding, our sources let us know that Deepika is no more in conflict and the producer has now moved thoughtfulness regarding Anushka Sharma as one of the two leading women. “Deepika was most likely to do the film, making it her fifth screen pairing with Shah Rukh, who will be seen playing a dwarf. But, as luck would have it, things did not work out between her and the makers and now, there is a possibility that Anushka might do it,” says a source.
Anushka as of late wrapped up the shoot of Salman Khan-starrer ‘Sultan’, which, by chance, had been offered to Deepika first.
Returning to Rai’s film, Salman had at first been offered the task, yet he quit it after insights about his part spilled out, say sources. SRK then went ahead board and from that point forward, the chase for the young ladies has been in progress.
Late reports recommended that Katrina was quick to play one of the leads however there is no official affirmation on it. “In spite of the solid buzz about Deepika doing the film, she couldn’t affirm her nearness. She has a few ventures close by right now and is undecided on which one to do. Along these lines, now, Anushka has been drawn nearer,” includes another source.
Rai stayed distracted for input while Anushka’s representative denies the buzz and says, “There has been no examination between Anand Rai’s group and Anushka.”
The actress , in any case, may very well have some available time close by subsequent to wrapping up Phillauri and could consider Rai’s offer. – CINEWS