As we all know, Deepika Padukone is the leading lady of Rajinikanth starrer multilingual movie Kochadaiiyaan. The Bollywood diva had given a nod to star in the movie without a second thought. Later, the same team started Kochadaiiyaan, a prequel to Rana, which was shelved for some reasons. But did you know who was approached before the offer knocked the doors of Deepika? Well, it is none other than Anushka Shetty!
Surprised right? The news has been revealed by none other than Anushka Shetty herself. The actress, who is awaiting the release of her prestigious Irandaam Ulagam, has spilled the bean over it in a promotional interview of her forthcoming movie. The Bangalore lass has said that she was supposed to work with the Tamil superstar, but could not take up due to her other commitments and she regrets it.
"Yes, I was supposed to work with him during the initial stages of Rana. When the talks were happening, I was shooting and couldn't give dates. I will always regret it," the Deccan Chronicle quotes the actress as saying.
Anushka Shetty claims that she would love to work with Rajinikanth, and knowing that he is a wonderful human being, she wishes to know him as a person. Continue reading the story and also see her latest pictures on the slideshow...
I Would Love Do A Film With Rajini Sir: Anushka
She adds, "Given a chance, I would love do a film with Rajini sir. He is such a wonderful human being and I would like to get to know him as a person."
Anushka Wants To Learn...
Anushka Shetty says that he would like to learn "how to be humble" from Rajinikanth.
Anushka Knows Rajini's Family
Anushka says, "I know Rajini sir's family. For his stature, he comes across as a grounded human being and that's something I would want to learn from him - how to be humble."
Is Anushka Interested In Bollywood?
When asked whether she is interested to make her debut in Bollywood, Anushka Shetty said that she was offered to play a female lead in the Hindi remake of Singam. But she could not take up for some personal reasons.
When Bollywood Offer Came Her Way
Anushka Shetty received a couple of Bollywood offers, but she did not accept because the offers were not exciting.
Is Marriage On cards?
Anushka Shetty says that she has not found the Mr Right yet. But reveals that it could possibly be a love marriage.
Anushka Shetty Gearing Up...
Meanwhile, Anushka Shetty is gearing up for the release of her next big movie Irandaam Ulagam. She has paired up with Arya in the flick.
Anushka Shetty's Irandaam Ulagam is directed by Selvaraghavan. The movie will hit the screens on November 22.