Deepika Padukone is certainly ruling the roost. Post we heard that Dips has upped her price for playing title role of Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next magnum opus, now the latest comes as a big surprise! Deepika will reportedly decide who will play her husband in Padmavati also starring Ranveer Singh as main lead opposite her.
Usually it’s the director who decides the cast of the film. Coz obviously, he has his vision in place and knows who will look best as which character in the film. But in the case of Padmavati, Deepika Padukone seems to have taken full charge of suggesting and rejecting actors who she thinks is not fit to play her husband in the film. Yes!
It first started with a TV actor who we hear was rejected just because he is not from Bollywood or say ‘big enough’ to share screen space with Deepika. Same happened even with the next choice, Vicky Kaushal where talks suggest he was almost finalised for the role but DP didn’t really show any interest in having him on board, eventually making Bhansali lose out on him too…
However, talking about Fawad Khan, word is that this time Deepika was the one who tried every way to get this Pakistani hottie as her husband in Padmavati. In fact, that’s probably also why we got to see their growing fondness for each other from IIFA 2016 to a recent fashion show. But sadly, Fawad isn’t doing the film.