Anushka Shetty's decision to opt out of Raghava Lawrence's
Rebel has an interesting story of tiff between the
director and the actress. Well, the Kanchana director's
jibe on her size is said to be the reason behind her walk out of
the upcoming Telugu film.
If reports are to be believed, Raghava Lawrence was not keen to
cast her in Rebel. It is because the director was not
happy with her after she rejected his offer to star in
Kanchana. The actress had reportedly told him that the
script was not inspiring her to sign the project. Hurt by her
decision, Lawrence, who was also keen to rope in for Prabhas
starrer Rebel, decided not to sign her.
However, Prabhas wanted Anushka Shetty to star opposite him and
brought her on board to act in Rebel. When she returned,
Raghav Lawrence, who was waiting to hit back at her, started
commenting on her size, as the Nanna actress put on some
kilos due to unexpected holiday during Tollywood strike in
February. This made her to walk out of the film.
Meanwhile, Anushka Shetty has reportedly been replaced by