Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone fans may be happy to know that Shahid Kapoor to play Deepika Padukone’s husband in Padmavati!
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently gearing up for his next project titled as Padmavati. This movie is a period drama based on the story of Sultan Alauddin Khilji and his obsessive love for Queen of Mewar Padmavati. While Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have been finalized for these roles, Shahid Kapoor to play Deepika Padukone’s husband in Padmavati.
We gave you the news that initially Bhansali was considering ‘Masaan’ fame Vicky Kaushal for the role of Raja Rawal Ratan Singh but things did not work out. Apparently, Deepika did not wanted to work with a junior as the movie will include some intimate scenes with her husband. Either this or Vicky himself walked out. We don’t what is the exact reason but just that Vicky is not part of the project anymore.
Now the rumors suggest that Bhansali is keen on casting Shahid Kapoor as Deepika’s husband. According to the rumors, “Bhansali wants Shahid to play the Chittor King who is married to Rani Padmini of Chittorgarh.”
The shooting of the movie is expected to start from November. Let’s see how things pan out and who is finalized for this role!