Apparently, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s dream project Bajirao Mastani is finally about to roll after 14 years. As a source is quoted as saying, “After his film Ram-Leela released in October 2013, Bhansali has now started work on his next production, ‘Bajirao Mastani’.”
And for the lead, he has signed none other than his Devdas, Shahrukh Khan, claim sources. But an official announcement is eagerly awaited. Till now, Bajirao Mastani has gone through several casting changes. Sanjay, first wanted to make it with Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai, but with the couple breaking up, the movie got stuck in limbo.
It’s heard that Sanjay is also keen to get back his Leela, Deepika Padukone, to play the role of Mastani opposite Shahrukh Khan. Considering Deepika’s acting and dancing prowess, the actress will fit the role of a courtesan.