Deepika Padukone will star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next movie Padmavati but reportedly refused to work with Vicky Kaushal.Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is set to roll this September with Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in titular roles. Reports earlier suggested that Masaan actor Vicky Kaushal would play the part of Rani Padmavati’s husband Raja Rawal Ratan Singh. Kaushal had even auditioned for the role.
However, the 29-year-old Mastani actress has reportedly put her foot down after the news broke. She has allegedly asked for a bigger actor to play the role of her husband.As per the script of this period film, Padmavati shares some intense romantic and lovemaking scenes with her husband and Deepika wants a big star as her hero, reports“A random actor won’t do for her. While she has no scenes with Ranveer, the role of Rawal Singh (her husband) has to be at par. Otherwise, the story won’t work,” the report further said.
The actress apparently has no steamy scenes with alleged beau Ranveer Singh, who will play Sultan Alauddin Khilji – an obsessed lover. Rumours are rife that the duo would not even share screen space in Bhansali’s ambitious movie.