Rekha and Vidya Balan have opted out of Rajinikanth's upcoming film
Rana. The news has surprised the movie buffs, as the
actress were on the verge of signing the film.
Reports say that Rekha was not happy with the remuneration,
which the makers of Rana offered her to act in the film.
It is said that she demanded four crores, which made the movie
bosses to drop her from the film. She was offered to pair older
character of Rajinikanth in the film. It may be recalled that
Madhuri Dixit was offered the role before approaching Rekha.
On the other hand, Vidya Balan's reason behind the walkout for
different reasons. Reports say that the actress wanted to read the
full script before giving the nod but KS Ravikumar was not ready to
give the same. Hence, she walked out of the film, claims report.
Meanwhile, the makers of the film have approached Hema Malini to
play one of the female leads in the film.
However, Deepika Padukone is playing the main female lead in
Rana. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is said to be doing
a cameo in the historical film.