Director Madhur Bhandarkar rubbished off the speculations that the makers of Heroine is planning to rope in either Kareena Kapoor or Priyanka Chopra following Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's ouster from the film. But the fact is that journos write only when they have good hint. Now, we hear that Kareena has been officially approached for the film.
Sources said that UTV's CEO Siddharth Roy Kapur and the writer of the film Niranjan Iyengar went to Hyderabad to meet Kareena, who is currently in the city with her boyfriend Saif Ali Khan. The actress has reportedly agreed to do the film after the filmmakers agreed to change the script. She is now ready to do drinking and smoking scenes, while the makers gave in to he wish of toning down the explicit lovemaking scenes with Arjun Rampal and Arunoday Singh.
It may be recalled that Madhur Bhandarkar almost shelved Heroine following Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's ouster from the film after shooting for about a couple of weeks. The actress was dropped from the film after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan made her pregnancy public.