Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is one project that has had been in news for so long that it seems like forever. Touted to be as SLB’s closest-to-the-heart project, the movie has seen numerous stars being rumoured to sign and opt out of the project.
However, it now looks that the Sanjay has finally sealed the star cast of him dream project.
While Ranveer Kapoor was confirmed to play the lead a few days ago, latest buzz is that Katrina Kaif has been signed to play the female lead in the period drama.
Yes, Ranveer and Katrina’s hot pairing is finally going to happen now!
It is to be reported that the ‘Ram-Leela’ director had this story in his mid since he directed ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ and wanted to cast Salman-Aishwarya in the lead. However, with unfortunate turn of events, Salman and Aishwarya parted ways and the project was put into back-burner for years. Though there had been numerous reports of SLB trying to revive the project in the past few years, the acclaimed director has finally confirmed of ‘Bajirao Mastani’ being his next.
Another interesting piece of news about the movie is that it has already been announced to release in the Christmas weekend of 2015, when Karan Johar’s ‘Shuddhi’ will hit the theaters. Also, Ranveer will apparently go bald for the character, much like Shahid Kapoor has cropped his hair for his upcoming movie, ‘Haider’.
Just like his previous movies, Sanjay will, reportedly, make the movie on a lavish budget.