Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’ might not feature Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in the role of Alauddin Khilji. Sources close to the director of epic movie ‘Bajirao Mastani’ have revealed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production team is now looking for a replacement of Ranveer Singh.
The pre-production team has earlier confirmed the casting of Deepika Padukone as the Queen Padmavati and Ranveer Singh was signed into play the negative character of Alauddin Khilji. However, rumor has it that Sanjay Leela Bhansali got offended when Ranveer Singh asked for the copy of the final script before confirming his dates to the production house.
As per a report in leading newspaper, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is now keen to replace Ranveer Singh with none other than King Khan Shah Rukh Khan. The news report claimed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali is upset with Ranveer Singh as he asked for script even after working with him for a long time. Earlier Shah Rukh Khan was willing to do a project with the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ director but later due to date issues, the project went into pipelines. But now, it seems that Shah Rukh Khan will come together with SLB for ‘Padmavati’ if the actor manages to adjust the dates.
Shah Rukh Khan is currently working on his upcoming Projects including ‘Dear Zindagi’ and ‘Don 3’. It remains to be seen that if this news affect Ranveer Singh’s lady love Deepika Padukone and she comes to rescue Ranveer Singh out of this situation. Ranveer Singh is currently busy promoting his upcoming movie ‘Befikre’ opposite to Bollywood actress Vani Kapoor. The movie is set to hit the screen later this year. If Ranveer Singh goes on to do Padmavati with SLB then it would be their third movie together after the movies Bajirao Mastani and Ramleela opposite to actress Deepika Padukone .
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