Not many people are aware that Kareena Kapoor's role in Veera Di
Shaadi was first offered to Katrina Kaif. And it was her
ex-boyfriend Salman Khan, who suggested Katrina's name for the
A source revealed the news to DNA, "It was Salman who
recommended Katrina for the film. He shares an excellent relation
with Anil Kapoor, as they've been colleagues for decades. Also,
during Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Sonam and he became friends. So when
Salman suggested that Sonam and Rhea have a talk with Katrina for
the film, and they did.
The source further added, ''Ever since Katrina and Ranbir broke
up, Salman has been helping Katrina focus on her career. He has got
Katrina on board for the film with Rajkumar Santoshi as well. It
was he who recommended her name there as well."
The report further stated that Katrina Kaif opted out of Veera
Di Shaadi because the makers felt she wasn't getting the Delhi
accent right and wanted to dub her voice. But Katrina was not
comfortable with the idea of dubbing and left the film.