The release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 2018 Padmaavat starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor was nothing short of a magic created on the silver screens. The film was one of Sanjay Magnus’s plays. Well, did you know that the role of Shahid Kapoor of Maharawal Ratan Singh was first offered to the beautiful Bollywood Vicky Kaushal jersey ?!
That was shocking right? Well, yes, SBL first offered the role to the actor URI. However, it is said that things went awry and the actor could not play the role. Read below to find out the real reason behind the accident.
So the chemistry of Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat was not so great and this is a fact that everyone can agree on. However, Vicky Kaushal as Maharawal Ratan Singh would fit in better with Deepika’s Rani Padmavati. Well, we do not say that. The director of the film himself wanted to give Vicky the role of Raja Ratan Singh.
However, there is a very famous rumor circulating that, when Deepika Padukone heard about Sanjay Leela Bhansali who wanted to play Vicky Kaushal in Padmaavat, she immediately rejected the idea and wanted the director to give a huge star for the role of the Maharawal. Ratan Singh. Well, that’s how Shahid Kapoor was finalized for the role in the film, according to the Bollywood Life report.
The accuracy of the rumor has not been confirmed to date, as in the same year of the release of Padmaavat, Vicky and Deepika worked together on an ad.
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Deepika Padukone will then appear in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan. The film is set to release on Amazon Prime on February 11. While, Vicky Kaushal who recently married his beloved Mrs. Katrina Kaif, we will see her later in his upcoming work, Govinda Naam Mera.
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