Deepika Padukone Roped In For Indian 2, To Replace THIS South Actress?

From the end of this month, director S Shankar’s blockbuster film Indian’s sequel ‘Indian 2’ is expected to go on floor by this month end. Deepika Padukone has been approached to replace this south actress.

Deepika Padukone Roped In For Indian 2, To Replace THIS South Actress

After the success of ‘Vikram’, Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan is now gearing up for his next project. It is reported that he is going to start shooting for ‘Indian 2’, a sequel to director S Shankar’s blockbuster film Indian, from the end of this month. The film has been delayed due to Covid pandemic and also differences between the production house and Shankar. The new discussion is about the cast of this film. Everyone knew that Singham girl Kajal Aggarwal will play the lead actress in this film but after her marriage and recently having a baby, there seems to be a twist in it.

It is being said that Deepika Padukone has been approached to play female lead in Indian 2. However, no one is saying anything officially about this yet. It is being claimed that the team of Lyca production has approached Deepika and her consent to join the project is expected by the end of this month. Apart from ‘Pathan’, Deepika is currently doing ‘Project K’, opposite Prabhas. Director Shankar is also looking for an alternative to actor Vivek. Vivek died last year. Apart from this, Siddharth, Rakul Preet Singh and Priya Bhavani are playing key roles in the film. Anirudh Ravichandra will be giving music in this film. Also Read: Chakda Xpress: Anushka Sharma to undergo cricket training for her comeback film

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Deepika Padukone Roped In For Indian 2

Bollywood Hungama had reported a few days ago that Kajal Aggarwal’s leaf has been cut from this film and actresses like Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif are being considered in her place. The reason behind this is being told that the film is being designed as a Pan India film. Work started towards making it a pan-India successful film like RRR, KGF 2 and Pushpa. Kamal Haasan’s comeback from ‘Vikram’ has re-created his image of a pan India hero and hence preparations are being made to make the film bigger with a lead actress equal to his stature. Also Read: Mom-To-Be Alia Bhatt’s Comfy Looks For Darlings’ Promotion

Deepika Padukone in Indian 2

Earlier it was reported that Shankar and Kamal Haasan will start shooting for ‘Indian 2’ after the shooting of RC15 is over, but now the latest report is that the shooting of this film is starting in August itself. The first part of this film ‘Indian’ was released in the year 1996 and that too was directed by S Shankar. Apart from Kamal Haasan in the first part, Urmila Matondkar and Manisha Koirala were in the lead roles.

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