Rumours seem to have taken its toll on Shahid Kapoor and Vidya Balan. It was reported that Vidya was romancing Shahid after Kareena Kapoor left him for Saif Ali Khan. Some even went to the extent of making her the cause of the split. Now, the hot pair are reluctant to romance on reel.
It was reported that Vidya has been cast opposite Shahid in Ahmed Khan's next film Paathshala. Now, another news has surfaced that Ayesha Takia has replaced Vidya Balan. Some said that Shahid and Vidya decided not to act together at the moment because of the rumours of their affair, while others said that the makers of the film were keen not to cast the lead pair of Kismet Connection.
Meanwhile, director of the film Ahmed Khan clarified that the film was written for Shahid, Nana Patekar and Ayesha Takia, and that Ayesha was not replaced. He added that they couldn't find a suitable role for Vidya.