The dimpled beauty Deepika Padukone is on a spree, signing one movie after another. She will be next seen in Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak, based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Next, she has Kabir Khan’s sports biopic ‘83 co-starring husband Ranveer Singh, which is slated to release next year.
Post that, Deepika has finalized on over three big projects- she will be playing Draupadi in the film adaptation of the epic Mahabharata, Shakun Batra's next directorial under Dharma Productions and Luv Ranjan's next opposite Ranbir Kapoor. There’s no stopping for the actress as it looks like she will be seen in yet another historical biopic.
DP is keen on collaborating with her dear friend Madhu Mantena for his upcoming project- the Kota Rani biopic.
Madhu recently announced the Kota Rani biopic, which is a period film on the life of the last Hindu Queen of Kashmir. Reliance Entertainment will be bankrolling the project along with Mantena. Deepika and Madhu have remained great friends for years so during the concept stage, when the latter had bounced the idea off to the actress, she immediately showed her interest in the project. In fact, she has already told Madhu to get the script ready. Deepika is extremely keen on acting in the biopic and if this happens, it will be yet another period drama for her. It's a strong female driven film that will be mounted on a lavish scale as it celebrates womanhood like never before. Deepika didn't know about Kota Rani but when she heard her story, she was completely fascinated and wanted to bring her life alive on screen.- A source close to Pinkvilla revealed,
While announcing the biopic film, Madhu was quoted saying, "It's a matter of great surprise that as Indians we don't know enough or at all about a personality like Kota Rani. Her life was extremely dramatic and she is perhaps one of the most able woman rulers that India produced."
Well, Deepika has her hands full with some really interesting scripts.