As we reported earlier that Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set for his next magnum opus – musical saga, Baiju Bawra. Bhansali has once again roped in his favourite actor, Ranveer Singh for his this dream project. Now we hear, that the director has decided to rope in Alia Bhatt for this project, thus audience is all set to witness the Gully Boy pair reunite once again on the silver screens. The film is said to be based on the 1952 Hindi film with the same title. The original starred Bharat Bhushan as Baiju, with Meena Kumari playing his love interest Gauri.
As per reports, Baiju Bawra will be a story that revolves around a maverick maestro, who goes out to seek revenge. Bhansali is expected to start working on it post he wraps up Gangubai Kathiawadi 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. Initially actress Priyanka Chopra was offered to play the lead in the film before Alia Bhatt.
After giving back to back hits with films like Bajirao Mastani, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram – Leela and Padmavat, this actor-director duo is all set to entertain the audience once again with this new period drama.
Meanwhile Ranveer will next be seen portraying the former iconic Indian Cricket Team captain, Kapil Dev on screens in Kabir Khan’s 83 with wife Deepika Padukone.
Whereas Alia will be next be seen opposite rumored boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor in Brahmastra, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan. She also has Karan Johar’s multi – starrer Takht, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi, S.S. Rajamouli’s RRR and Sadak 2 opposite Aditya Roy Kapoor, which is directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt.