After impressing fans and critics with her Hollywood debut xXx: Return of the Xander Cage, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone is said to have landed yet another challenging role.
Reports claim that makers of Badlapur 2 may have finalised Deepika Padukone as the lead, instead of Varun Dhawan, who did the original.
Producer Dinesh Vijan has had Deepika Padukone appear in all of his films till date and he seems to have decided that Deepika Padukone would be the protagonist in
While ‘Badlapur’ was driven by Varun Dhawan’s character who avenges his wife and kid’s deaths, the sequel will reportedly be with a female protagonist and an all-new cast. It will be a character-driven story, much like its prequel. Reports suggest that Dinesh Vijan pitched the idea to Deepika Padukone, who immediately took a liking to it. However, the script is still in the works and once it’s completed, the actress will apparently be given a narration. The makers are hoping to get ‘Badlapur 2’ rolling in the second half of 2018.a sequel to the 2013 thriller, a report said.
Over the years, Dinesh has worked with Deepika in films like ‘Cocktail’, ‘Love Aaj Kal’, ‘Finding Fanny’ and even his directorial debut, ‘Raabta’, where the actress can be seen in the title track.
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