Superstar and Real Star Upendra's upcoming project Uppi 2 is making a huge buzz even before it starts its shooting. The movie to be directed by Sandalwood's maverick filmmaker Uppi is yet to finalise the female lead, which has become a tough task for the makers. Earlier it was said that the Bollywood beauty Vidya Balan has been roped in to play the female lead, but later Uppi himself cleared the speculations by saying that he has not approached Vidya. (Exclusive Interview: Upendra Talks About Uppi 2).
Latest buzz in the process of finalising the female lead for Uppi 2 is that the people close to Upendra has approached another Bollywood beauty for the female lead, who is not a new face to Kannada film and Karnataka. Yes its none other than Bangalore Girl Deepika Padukone, who made her acting debut with Kannada movie Aishwarya opposite Uppi in 2006. The actress is also still famous as Sandalwood's Aishwarya in Karnataka. She is presently the busy actress in Hindi by delivering record number of hits opposite the Superstars like Bollywood Baadshah Shahrukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and others. If sources from Gandhinagara are to be believed then Uppi 2 will be a comeback movie for Deepika Padukone, who is also awaiting to do a Kannada movie from many years. Continue reading the story on slide show...
Deepika To Nod Head
It is also said that Deepika Padukone is likely to accept the offer, which will bring back her on Kannada screen after eight years.
Aishwarya Kannada Movie
Aishwarya was directed by Indrajith Lankesh. Upendra had sported french-biard and new hair-style for the movie.
Chemistry Between The Duo
Upendra and Deepika Padukone had also shared an amazing on-screen chemistry in the movie, which was declared as the musical-hit of the year.
Upendra Fans Are Thrilled
However, Upendra's fans and Kannada film lovers across the state are thrilled with the news and eagerly waiting to see the successful combination after eight years.
Deepika's Comeback Was Much Awaited
However, many Kannada movie lovers were also awaiting for the Deepika Padukone's comeback on Kannada screen.
Uppi had roped in South Lass Nayantara for his previous directorial venture Super, which was released in 2010.
Recently, Upendra has also denied Vidya Balan playing female lead in Uppi 2. He has recently wrapped up Supero Ranga.
Uppi Yet To Confirm
However, Upendra is yet to confirm the news of Deepika Padukone making his comeback with the film.
Uppi 2 Shooting From June
Upendra will be starting the shooting of Uppi 2 from June 2014, before which he will finalise the female lead.