Courtesy : Hindustan Times
For a long time now, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has been making headlines for announcing two big projects after Salman Khan walked out from his ambitious project, Inshallah which also starred Alia Bhatt in the lead role alongside the superstar.
First, SLB announced Gangubai Kathiwadi with Alia Bhatt and then recently he announced his next magnum opus, Baiju Bawra, a revenge story of a maverick maestro and will be hitting the big screens on Diwali 2021. Indeed, the filmmaker got the cinebuffs excited with the big announcements.
Soon after the announcement was made, there were reports speculating the cast of the movie. As always, talks about Bhansali's lucky mascot Ranveer Singh playing the titular role in the movie started making rounds followed by a confirmation from a close source marking the actor-director’s fourth collaboration. The duo had earlier worked together in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat.
Ranveer and SLB's collaboration already had the fans excited when another piece of news added joy to the ongoing celebrations. A report in Telly Chakkar states that the filmmaker has approached Priyanka Chopra to play the leading lady alongside Ranveer in the film. According to a report our desi girl will be seen romancing Ranveer in Baiju Bawra.
Although an official confirmation about the same is still awaited, if the reports turned out to be true, Ranveer and Priyanka will be sharing the screen space for the fourth time after Gunday, Dil Dhadakne Do and Bajirao Mastani. Besides, PeeCee also did an item song his Ranveer’s 2013 release Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.
While the speculations about the cast of Baiju Bawra continues to be rife, it is reported that the revenge saga will begin rolling after Bhansali will finish working on Alia’s Gangubai Kathiwadi which will be releasing on September 11, 2020.