Bollywood was surprised after reading the news about Shahid Kapoor working with alleged ex-girlfriend Deepika Padukone in Padmavati. According to Spotboye, ''a few years ago, industry was abuzz with loud whispers of a romance brewing between the two, after Shahid's car was spotted outside Deepika's building on many occasions.''
''A few months later, Shahid got linked up with others and Deepika met Ranveer Singh. It was obvious that the Sasha-Dippy love story had fizzled out.''
But now, the alleged ex-lovers are all set to work together in Padmavati but Shahid has two conditions! The actor who has just entered fatherhood will not start the shoot of the movie immediately and he wants some changes in the script. (Click on the slider below to see some candid pictures of Shahid and Deepika.)
Shahid In Padmavati
It was reported that the lead actor of Padmavati, Ranveer Singh became very insecure with Shahid Kapoor's entry in the film.
(In Pic-Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone snapped at a Bollywood event.)
Ranveer And Shahid
Rumour has it that Ranveer Singh was also planning to leave Padmavati because of Shahid Kapoor's entry.
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone posing for a picture at an event with Shahid Kapoor.)
Reportedly, other actors who were considered for the part to play Deepika Padukone's husband in Padmavati included Fawad Khan, Vicky Kaushal and Hrithik Roshan.
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor with a friend.)
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor with a friend.)
Bhansali Upset With Ranveer
Rumours were rife that Sanjay Leela Bhansali was miffed with Ranveer Singh and was finding a replacement for his role in Padmavati.
(In Pic-Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone snapped at IIFA Awards.)
Ranveer Angry With Bhansali
Ranveer Singh too was miffed with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It was being said that he was angry with the fact that he was meeting Shahid Kapoor secretly.
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone clicked with Shahid Kapoor.)
Deepika Padukone Played Peacemaker
Rumour has it that Deepika Padukone played the peacemaker between Ranveer Singh and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone posing for the cameras at an award function with Shahid Kapoor.)
Shahid & Ranveer's Bonding
According to recent reports, now Ranveer Singh is fine with Shahid Kapoor's casting in Padmavati and the two are bonding big time at a gym.
(In Pic-Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor dancing with Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey.)
The shooting of Padmavati will start from next month, i.e., September. So readers, are you excited to see Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh together in Padmavati?
(In Pic-Shahid Kapoor and Deepika.)
Revealing the inside details, a report in Mumbai Mirror stated, ''The surprise package of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's dream project Padmavati undoubtedly is Shahid Kapoor in the role of Allauddin Khilji. Kapoor seems to know that too and wants to make the most of this love triangle. ''
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''We hear this was his precondition for accepting the role-that it would be a triangle and he would have screen space equal to SLB favourite Ranveer Singh's. Bhansali has rewritten portions of the film with Kapoor in mind, and has brought in long monologues befitting his histrionic strengths. We surely don't envy Deepika Padukone's Padmavati who will be forced to choose between these two.''
This is the first time Shahid Kapoor will be working with Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Well, we are dying to see them create magic on-screen!