Deepika Padukone to play a dacoit queen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Baiju Bawra

After Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat, Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali are collaborating again to entertain the audience. Yes, as per the latest reports, SLB has roped in the Piku actress play the female lead in his ambitious project Baiju Bawra, which is dacoit queen, Roopmati.

The duo have done multiple meetings for narrations and will take the things forward officially once the investors agree with the aspects of the project. Reportedly, they are planning to take the film on floors in mid-2022


Talks with others actors are also going simultaneously and they announce the film officially, when the makers will finalize the complete cast and crew. Baiju, Gauri, Tansen and Akbar are other four key characters in the film and we are expecting SLB cast biggies for these roles. The maverick filmmaker, who will also look at the musical department of the film,

Deepika Padukone will soon start the shooting of The Intern remake with Amitabh Bachchan. Talking about the film, Deepika Padukone had earlier said, “The Intern is an intimate, relationship-driven film, set in and around the workplace; a story that I believe is very relevant to the present-day social and cultural environment. I have been looking for a light, breezy comedy-drama and this story fits in seamlessly. I cannot wait to begin this journey.” On the other hand, Denzil Dias, Managing Director – Warner Bros. India had added, “This is an exciting time for us to be partnering in local language production with the team at AZURE, who are passionate about film and storytelling. THE INTERN has been at the top of our list for potential adaptations and this is an enviable talent packaging for the adaptation.


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