Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ as been ensconced in controversy since day one. The Filmmaker has signed up his favorite jodi of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh for the period romance. He enrolled Shahid Kapoor as the third lead of the film. But looks like Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao’ Ranveer Singh is not happy with Sasha being given an equal role as him in the film.
Sources revealed that, though Bhansali’s period drama was to go on floors last week, it hasn’t. The reason being Ranveer Singh’s condition that he’ll begin shooting only if Shahid Kapoor is given a guest appearance billing in ‘Padmavati’. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has decided to ignore Ranveer’s condition.
The reason behind Bhansali ignoring Ranveer’s request is that Shahid Kapoor had accepted the role of Raja Rawal Ratan Singh on two conditions, one being that it should be a meaty and parallel role or he will not do the film and the other a hike in his fees. Both the conditions were accepted by the Director.
On the other hand, Ranveer is worried that a negative role in his career, when he is riding high on the success of his films might cause him dear. He does not want to take that risk. Ranveer’s attitude has irked Bhansali who feels the actor should be more accommodating. He has now asked Deepika to talk to Ranveer and convince him to start shooting for the movie.
It is also rumoured that Bhansali might not work on any future projects with Ranveer Singh.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Bajirao Mastani‘ was indeed the biggest blockbuster movie last year. The movie starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra was appreciated for its...