Deepika Padukone's Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage was successful in creating curiosity among her fans, but the movie failed to perform at the Indian and overseas box office.
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Rumours are rife that Deepika Padukone is very upset about it and now wants to focus her attention on her Bollywood career. According to recent reports, she is trying really hard to grab Aanand L. Rai's next from Katrina Kaif which stars Shahrukh Khan. Read the details below.
Deepika's Look Test For SRK's Film
According to Mid-Day, ''Deepika Padukone has done a look test for producer-director Aanand L Rai's Shahrukh Khan-starrer. Though names of several actresses have been doing the rounds for a while, including that of Dippy, those in the know say she might be the chosen one.''
Deepika Had Rejected This SRK Film For Vin
As per TOI, Deepika Padukone was the first person who was considered for the role opposite Shahrukh, which she turned down to accommodate her Hollywood outing.
When Deepika Padukone Made Frantic Calls To Grab The Movie
It is said that when Deepika pdaukone heard that her rival Katrina Kaif (as we all know that Ranbir Kapoor ditched Deepika for Katrina!) would be cast opposite Shahrukh Khan in Aanand L Rai's upcoming film, gutsy Deepika Padukone made a couple of frantic calls.
What Deepika Padukone Did To Get The Film With King Khan
Deepika Padukone called director Aanand L. Rai and asked him why she wasn't asked again, since she had finished with her foreign project already, and would have dates available for this one.
Deepika Does Not Want Katrina To Get This SRK Starrer
There is no confirmation yet if Katrina Kaif will play Rai's leading lady, but if rumours are to be believed, Deepika Padukone is busy announcing to the world that she was the first choice for the film. Also, she was very upset when she came to know that Anand L. Rai has approached Katrina for the film.
SRK To Play A Dwarf In This One
Shahrukh Khan plays a dwarf in director Aanand L Rai's next project. As per reports, the film is titled "Bandhua" but Shahrukh Khan recently confirmed that the team is yet to zero in on the title.
The Shooting Will Start In March
Talking about the film, SRK told a leading news agency, "I think we will start shooting from March 21 and it will go on for five-six months or maybe take some more time."
In a previous interview Aanand L. Rai had revealed, "It (story) sounds like it is just about a dwarf but it is much more than that. It is a much taller film. It is a very entertaining and interesting love story." The director then went on to add that he'd be a "fool" is he does not have romance and songs in a Shahrukh Khan movie.