Deepika Padukone, who has been in headlines for her Break Up with Ranvir Singh is now paving into another gossip, it was reported that the xXx Star was offered a lead role in Pa Ranjith’s upcoming untitled project opposite south’s superstar Rajinikanth. The last time Rajinikanth and Ranjith collaborated on a project was a gangster drama, Kabali.
Kabali was another hit at the box office which grossed the highest amount after Aamir Khan‘s Dangal and Salman Khan’s Sultan despite receiving mixed responses from the audience. According to the reports, both are again collaborating for the next Tamil Film and it is speculated to be a Gangster drama flick. But the goss is that Deepika Padukone is gonna be the part of the film as a lead role opposite Rajnikant. To which Ranjith dismissed the rumours on Twitter. On being asked by a Twitter user if Bollywood actress, Deepika is roped in, Ranjith said, “No this is not true.”
After getting a clear answer on whether Deepika will be cast or not another name is running in buzz is Vidya Balan. When the Begum Jaan actress was recently asked about this buzz, she said, “We will know in a while.”
Before this Deepika was signed to star opposite Rajinikanth in KS Ravikumar’s Rana, which was suspended due to ill health of the actor. After which she was roped in to play the female lead in India’s first motion-capture film Kochadaiiyaan, alongside Rajinikanth, which was directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth. This untitled project is in the pre-production stage and is expected to be on floors in May.
Watch Rajnikanth and Deepika Padukone starring Kochadaiiyaan trailer here!