It was being reported a while back that Shahid Kapoor may well land the role of Deepika Padukone’s husband in ‘Padmavati’. It’s now emerged that filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has left no stone unturned to coerce Kapoor into taking up the role, including hiking his fee.
Kapoor apparently wasn’t too convinced about the role, according to a recent report in TOI. Bhansali is thought to have no only offered him a higher fee but also reworked the character, hopefully to the actor’s approval.
Although noone in the cast have been officially confirmed by Bhansali Productions, rumours of Padukone’s and Ranveer Singh’s casting have been headlining for some time.
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