If the reports are to be believed then Deepika Padukone has won the battle to work with Salman Khan in Kabir Khan’s next film under the Yash Raj banner. Apparently she defeated Katrina, Kareena and Priyanka in this battler to land the role.
According to a source, “They needed a young A-lister opposite Salman for the film. So it had to be Katrina, Deepika, Kareena or Priyanka. Kareena and Priyanka are not in the running anymore. After the misunderstanding over the promos ofRoadside Romeo, YRF is not too keen on Kareena. As for Priyanka, though she had patched up with Salman, the chances of the two working together are very less.”
Since Salman Khan is not too keen to work with Katrina due their relationship troubles, Deepika now has a clear shot at landing the role. The Yash Raj banner has given its nod of approval to Kabir Khan to cast her in the role opposite Salman.
Deepika in the past has expressed her desire to work along side Salman Khan. She clarified, “I have been very lucky to have had the opportunity to work with the biggest names in the industry. Now, I would like to work with Salman. I feel he is a very honest person.”