Shah Rukh Khan Wants Deepika Padukone To Replace Priyanka Chopra in Don 3?
With Padmavati and an occupational hazard that comes with it in our nation, is one of the major concerns for Deepika Padukone at the moment, she is also flooded with offers from both Hollywood and Bollywood. And one of the most exciting ones that have come up is Shah Rukh Khan starrer Don 3. It has been long since Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani and Shah Rukh Khan have been contemplating going ahead with the idea of Don 3, and that seems to finally be materialising.
According to a report in Filmfare, the makers of the Don franchise are finally planning to go ahead with the franchise. And since the franchise’s previous female lead Priyanka Chopra is busy with the shooting of the third season of her American TV show Quantico, with plenty of other offers from the West at hand, the makers are looking at Deepika Padukone to fill in her shoes. ALSO READ: Masaan Director Neeraj Ghaywan On Padmavati Row: Ashamed To Call Myself A Citizen Of This Country
As per sources, Shah Rukh Khan has spoken to Farhan Akhtar and the film’s casting directors, fueling the rumours of Deepika’s inclusion in the film. Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan are well acquainted to each other having worked in films like Om Shaanti Om, Chennai Express, and Happy New Year. Meanwhile, even Deepika has a number of offers from the West at her disposal, after her Hollywood debut with xXx: Return Of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel. Keep watching this space for more!