The news is doing the rounds that Kareena has turned down Ajay's offer, as she is planning to marry her beau Saif Ali Khan in February. However, sources said that the actress was forced to choose one film due to date clash. Both Once Upon a Time in Mumbai sequel and Maryada Ramanna are expected to shoot at the same time.
Meanwhile, Ajay has roped in latest Bollywood sensation Sonakshi Sinha for the female lead role in his home production. They will be seen together on the big screen for the first time.
Actress Kareena Kapoor has agreed to act with Akshay Kumar in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai sequel to be directed by Milan Luthria. She said that she is keen to work in the sequel and has been talking to producer Ekta Kapoor. However, she apparently turned down the offer to act with Ajay Devgn's remake of the Telugu film Maryada Ramanna.