When Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi announced Beyond The Clouds, a lot of speculations had started doing the rounds as to which Indian actress would bag this movie.
Here's how the incidents had unfolded...
Deepika Padukone's Look Test Went Viral
Pictures of Deepika Padukone carrying clothes on Dhobi Ghat went
viral and everyone assumed that the gorgeous actress had passed the
look test with flying colors. But things didn't work out and
several theories started doing the rounds as to why Dippy failed to
bag the film.
Kangana Ranaut Rejected The Film Because She Didn't Wanted To Play A Submissive Role
Immediately we heard that the filmmaker approached Kangana for
the female lead but the 'Queen' turned down the role. She confirmed
that she was offered the film and stated in an interview, "It's a
brother-sister story where the brother is the one doing all the
fighting. Since I'm jumping straight into Ketan Mehta's Jhansi ki
Rani, who was an iconic heroine, why would I take on such a
Malavika Mohanan Is The Chosen One
Finally, the role went to actress Malavika Mohanan who debuted
as a leading lady in films with Dulquer Salmaan starrer Pattam
Majid Majidi Finally Reveals Why Deepika Padukone Failed To Bag The Movie
In a recent interview, Majid Majidi finally revealed why Deepika
Padukone failed to bag the film. He said, "My producers tell me
that Deepika had shown some interest in the beginning and it is
because of that, that I wanted her to be part of my movie. And when
I asked her for a look test, it was not to doubt her
professionalism. She is an excellent actress. But how much she
befits the role, that is in my vision, I wanted to see. Let me tell
you though, that the circumstances were such that they
weren't favourable and nothing materialised of
Ishaan Khattar's Film Debut
Beyond The Clouds marks the acting debut of Shahid Kapoor's
younger brother Ishaan Khattar and the young boy has already
started shooting for the film.
South Indian Actress GV Sharada Is The New Addition To The Cast Of Beyond The Clouds
Veteran South Indian actress GV Sharada is also a part of Beyond
The Clouds. She will be seen essaying the character named Jhumpa.
Talking about her joining the cast of such a prolific
film, she said, "I'm so glad to be making my comeback
after 15 years for a director who I consider as a cinematic God
Majid Majidi and for a story as beautiful as Beyond The Clouds. I
am extremely thrilled and looking forward to working with such a
phenomenal team - both artists and technicians and the wonderful
team at Zee Studios and Eyecandy Films"
Beyond The Clouds covers the nuances of an adorable
brother-sister relationship that offshoots into many more
interesting situational aspects. Are you guys excited for the