It’s official! Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have signed up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next directorial venture Bajirao Mastani. Having previously worked together in Bhansali’s last hit film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, the duo will be seen again on the big screen together and will hopefully create even more sizzling chemistry! Both Ranveer and Deepika won unanimous acclaim for their performances in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.
Bajirao Mastani is an 18th century romantic tale between Marathi legend, General Bajirao and his wife Mastani. There was wide speculation as to who would bag the leading roles, with actresses like Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra being linked to the female lead. However, Deepika Padukone was finally confirmed for the role of Mastani as she was able to give Bhansali the dates he wanted. Hence, Deepika has disassociated herself from Karan Johar’s much talked about film Shuddhi, despite previously expressing interest in working on this film. Shah Rukh Khan and Ajay Devgn were also strong candidates for the role of Bajirao, but it finally went to Ranveer.
Hopefully Deepika and Ranveer will recreate magic with Bajirao Mastani. We will bring you all the latest updates on this exciting project as and when we receive them!