Tamannaah replaced by Ankita Shorey in Telugu 'Aashiqui 2'
Ankita Shorey replaces Tamannaah in Telugu 'Aashiqui 2'
By Subhash K. Jha (IANS)
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 08:00:53 GMT
There’s been a bit of change in the cast of the Telugu version of the Bollywood blockbuster 'Aashiqui 2'.
Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who made an unimpressive Hindi debut in "Himmatwala", has lost the chance to play Shraddha Kapoor's role in the Telugu version of Bollywood hit "Aashiqui 2".
The casting happened after weeks of intense negotiation with Tamannaah, who apparently asked for an astronomical amount to act in the film.
"There were problems with Tamannaah from the word go. Not only was she asking for an unreasonable amount of money, she was also not the film's co-producer and leading man Sachiin Joshi's choice," said a source.
Confirming the same, Sachiin Joshi said: "I felt a newcomer would fit the bill better. The role required someone innocent and unspoilt. Ankita Shorey is perfect for the part. Just as Shraddha Kapoor was in the Hindi version."
Ankita Shorey has been asked to stay away from viewing Shraddha's performance.
"We want her to interpret the role in her own way," Sachiin Joshi said.
The Telugu version of "Aashiqui 2" would have a happy ending.