As we reported earlier today, that Sanjay Leela Bhansali has approached War actor Hrithik Roshan to star opposite Alia Bhatt in Gangubai Kathiawadi; and now we hear, that the director wants to rope in The Sky Is Pink actress Priyanka Chopra, to cast her opposite Ranveer Singh in his next big project, Baiju Bawra.
Reportedly Bhansali has approached Priyanka to play the female lead in the film, where she will be seen romancing Ranveer Singh in the revenge drama. The star duo has previously shared screen space in ‘Gunday’, ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’. Priyanka has also done a special song number in Bhansali’s ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela’ with Ranveer. Thus if the reports turn out to be true, it will surely be a treat to see the two talented stars come together once again for the celluloid lovers.
On the occasion of Diwali, Bhansali treated his fans by announcing his next magnum opus – musical saga, Baiju Bawra. Ranveer is said to be playing the titular role in the film, where he will be seen in a role of a classical singer in the director’s much ambitious project.
As per reports, Baiju Bawra is said to be story that revolves around the story of a maverick maestro, who goes out to seek revenge. Bhansali is expected to start working on it post he wraps up Gangubai Kathiavadi with Alia Bhatt. Reports were going rounds that Ajay Devgn was offered to play the role of Tansen in the movie, which he has reportedly turned down. The film is all set lit up the screens on Diwali 2021.
Meanwhile Ranveer will next be seen portraying the former iconic Indian Cricket Team captain, Kapil Dev on screens in Kabir Khan’s 83. Produced by Reliance Entertainment, Nadiadwala Grandsons and Phantom Films, this film will release on April 10, 2020. Whereas Priyanka was last seen in Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink.