Deepika Padukone is going to play the role of ‘Padmavati’ in Sanjay Leela Bansali’s next film. This will be the third film of IIFA 2016 Best Actress award winner with the well known director in Indian film industry. After, ‘Raam Leela’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’, ‘Om Shanti Om’ debutant will be seen performing in this utmost release.

Musician Shreyas Puranik updated his tweeter timeline with this news about the introduction of ‘xXx’ heroine into the next celluloid which is being directed by the popular personality in B Town. Awesome success in previous film has hiked the desires of Sanjay Leela Bansali who again opted to work with one of the tallest actress in acting field.

Deepika to play Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bansali's next
Deepika to play Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bansali’s next

Sources confirmed that shooting of this movie will commence in September and the exotic locations in India will be selected for shooting the scenes in this celluloid. Hero opposite ‘Balam Pichkari’ dancer isn’t yet finalized by the filmmakers who soon will make it known to the public perfervid for the acquaintances.

Producers had in their mind to choose Priyanka Chopra, who’s about to glitter across the globe through her upcoming Hollywood movie ‘Baywatch’, but later turned to ‘Chennai Express’ female leading character and signed her for the role of Padmavati in this new creation.