Deepika chooses Karan Johar's Shuddhi over Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani
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Deepika Padukone in Shuddhi : Hrithik & Deepika to Pair in Shuddhi ?

Deepika Padukone finalised as female lead for Shuddhi

It looks like Deepika Padukone is having  a time of her life. After delivering four back to back blockbusters last year the actress is having a bunch of big movies in her kitty. The new addition to this one is Karan Johar’s Shuddhi. If sources are to be believed then Deepika Padukone has been finalised for Karan Johar’s Shuddhi.

Director Karan Malhotra’s Shuddhi has been in news for long time over  its casting . Initially Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor were signed for the movie but Hrithik opted out of the movie citing personal reasons. Soon after that Kareena also opted of the movie citing dates issue. Then came the news that Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were approached for the lead roles but Karan Johar and Deepika Padukone denied the news.  Another floater in the market was that Ranbir Kapoor was approached for the lead role as well.

Deepika Padukone finalised as female lead for Shuddhi
Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan

Now as per the latest buzz, Deepika is finalised for female lead while Karan Johar is in talk with Hrithik Roshan for male lead. If Hrithik Roshan get finalised for the male lead then this will be first time that the two big stars appears on-screen together.

As per the reports Deepika Padukone will first finish ‘Happy New Year’ then she will move on to Imtiaz Ali’s next with Ranbir Kapoor, after  which she would be shooting Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’. Finally, she will then shoot for ‘Shuddhi’.

Shuddhi is believed to be based on ‘Immortals of Meluha’ and is expected to go on floor in early 2015.