After delivering a mindblowing performance in Raman Raghav 2.0, it is reported that Vicky Kaushal might play the role of Deepika Padukone's husband in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film, Padmavati.
A source close to the film was quoted as saying, "He has
auditioned for the role (of Deepika Padukone's husband). He is in
talks but nothing is finalised yet."
Vicky Kaushal, is basking in the success of Raman Raghav 2.0, in
which he hammered a lot of heads. The actor had sent chills down
peoples spines and if all goes well, he would add another feather
in his hat and star in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film alongside
It was reported that initially Sanjay Leela Bhansali was
confused between Aishwarya Rai and Deepika Padukone, and finally
zeroed in on Deepika, to play the role of Padmavati in his
SLB says both Aishwarya and Deepika are his wonderful friends,
and says they have a lot of similarities from being beautiful to
hailing from the same place that is, Mangalore.
"One has done three films with me, one has done two films with
me. But both are beautiful, both are from Mangalore, both are
wonderful girls, both are my friends. Aishwarya was my muse. I
could look at her and she would understand what I'm saying. Deepika
has really evolved as an actor. What she's given me, I don't think
anybody else will. Mastani was too special."