According to a source, Karan Johar who recently finalised
sizzling Deepika for the movie Shuddhi, has now chosen
current favourite Ranveer Singh in the male lead for the film. "I
cannot let a vision like Shuddhi stagnate any further," said Karan Johar in a statement.
The source further informed that Ranveer expressed consent to do
the film and will soon have final talks regarding the project with
It is to mention, initially it was Hrithik
Roshan and Kareena Kapoor who were chosen for the
movie Shuddhi but later both the stars opted out of the
project and hence, Ranveer and Deepika have now been fitted in the
However, Ranveer has also been casted for Sanjay Leela
Bhansali's upcoming movie Bajirao Mastani and it may be
hard for the actor to cope up both the projects. But the source
added, "It's not a problem as Bhansali's movie is not going to
start before March 2015."
After Hrithik's opting out of the movie Shuddhi, there
came up many names including Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan but it
seems it is Ranveer who will finally bag the deal. The movie is
expected to get released on beginning of 2015.