Deepika Padukone replaced Tapsee Pannu
Good news for the fans of Deepika Padukone, the actress will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is making a biopic on Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam. And he has offered the role to Deepika which she is also considering seriously. Reportedly, the actress kept demand in front of the director that the title of the film should include the names of both the poets to which he has agreed.
Sahir Ludhianvi was a renowned poet, lyricist, and author. Amrita Pritam who was a poet herself has a soft corner for Sahir ludhianvi. The film revolves around their love story. Abhishek Bachchan has been signed for the leading role. There were also reports that Tapsee Pannu will be seen as Amrita Pritam. But seems like Sanjay is opting for her favorite mastani only.
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मैंने तुझे माँगा तुझे पाया है तूने मुझे माँगा मुझे पाया है आगे हमें जो भी मिले या ना मिले गिला नहीं छाँव घनी ही नहीं धूप कड़ी भी होती है राहों में ग़म हो कि ख़ुशियाँ हों हमको सभी लेना है बाँहों में यों दुखी हो के जीने वाले क्या ये तुझे पता नहीं मैने तुझे माँगा … ज़िद है तुम्हें तो लो लब पे न शिकवा कभी भी लाएँगे हँस के सहेंगे जो दर्द या ग़म ये जहाँ से पाएँगे तुझको जो बुरा लगे ऐसा भी किया नहीं मैने तुझे माँगा … #sahirludhianvi ❣❣❣❣
On the work front, Deepika will be seen next in Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. The movie is based on a real-life story of Lakshmi Agrawal. Lakshmi is an acid attack survivor who was attacked by a guy whose advances she rejected. Shooting has been started and Deepika will be seen opposite Vikrant Massey. Moreover, Deepika has worked a lot for this role and the first look of the film speaks big time how successful it’s going to be.
Producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali during a press interaction said, “Sahir Sa’ab was one of our most talented poet-lyricists; his verses are still inspiring. To bring him back through his love story will be beautiful and a huge responsibility as well.” He further added, “it’s a difficult film for writer-director Jasmeet Reen too. So I don’t want to be in a hurry and give it the darza that it deserves.”
Also, it has been almost a year since we saw Deepika on the screens. The actress was busy in her wedding and is now back with two mega films. For the latest update on Bollywood, Click here.