Shahid Kapoor will be Deepika Padukone’s Husband in SLB’s “Padamavati“ : Udta Punjab star Shahid Kapoor and Hottie Deepika Padukone to teamed together in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next as the part of Deepika Padukone’s husband in “Padmavati.” Before they have worked twice in 2013 and this is their third venture together. Some reports also claim that none of the A-list stars are willing to play second fiddle to the leading lady, leaving the unit in a fix.
If statements are to be considered, Shahid Kapoor has been proposed for the role and if all falls into place, the “Udta Punjab” star may just leap in. “Bhansali desires Shahid to portray the Chittor King who is wedded to Rani Padmini of Chittorgarh,”
Meanwhile, the team had nearly affirmed a television star for the role, but Deepika put her toes down and possibly said she wanted somebody who is a big deal opposing her. Also, she has some deep, passionate scenes with her husband, which is why she desires for an A-lister. The onscreen man has to be finalised promptly as the first post is all about the king and queen (of the film).
Vicky Kaushal of “Raman Raghav 2.0” fame was nearly on the front the period-drama but step out of it as he believes the play is too limited and isn’t central to the plot.
Ranveer Singh, who performs the part of canny ruler Alauddin Khilji, has begun adaptations. The juvenile star is excited and had a long conversation about the venture with the filmmaker recently.
In other news, Deepika will be next seen in Hollywood series “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage,” which also stars Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa and Samuel Jackson in pivotal roles. Ranveer has occupied with Aditya Chopra’s “Befikre” in Paris; the romantic-comedy will roll out on Dec. 9.