Deepika Padukone Chooses ‘Padmavati’ Over Shah Rukh Khan? 

The actor has reportedly backed out of Aanand L Rai’s next starring SRK.

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Deepika reportedly rejected a film with SRK due to her prior commitments to <i>Padmavati</i>. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/TarekhPeTarekh)

Despite her dream debut alongside superstar Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om, Deepika seems to have had to make a tough choice about working on their next project together. Reportedly, she has rejected an offer to play the lead in Aanand L Rai’s next starring SRK.

According to a report by Mumbai Mirror, Deepika had to back out of the coveted project because of dates already committed to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati with rumored beau, Ranveer Singh.

While Deepika was quite keen on doing the film, unfortunately, her dates were clashing with those allotted to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’. Since she has already committed her dates to SLB’s historical, she had to say no to Aanand L Rai.
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Aanand’s film remains untitled as of now but the lead role would have SRK playing a dwarf for the first time.

Source: (Mumbai Mirror)

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