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CONFIRMED: Deepika Padukone to play Draupadi in ‘Mahabharat’-deets inside

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Deepika Padukone is one of the most sought after actresses we have today in the industry. Deepika has almost played every kind of role and impressed her fans with her stellar performances. Over the years, she has evolved as an actor. The news that has surfaced today online is that Deepika will be playing Draupadi in ‘Mahabharat’.

Trade analyst and film critic, Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to share the big news. He tweeted, Deepika has teamed up with Madhu Mantena to produce the film… Will be made in multiple parts, with the first one slated for release in #Diwali2021.”

Check the tweet here.

This is indeed a great news for all the fans of Deepika, isn’t it?

As reported by IANS, Deepika said, “I’m absolutely thrilled and honoured to be essaying the role of Draupadi. I truly believe that it is the role of a lifetime. While the ‘Mahabharat’ is popularly known for its mythological tales and cultural influence, many of life’s lessons are also derived from the ‘Mahabharat’ but most often from its men. Telling it with this fresh and new perspective will not only be interesting but also very significant.”

Meanwhile, Deepika has wrapped up the shoot of ‘Chhapaak’ where she is playing acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the movie also has Vikrant Massey. It is slated to release on January 10, 2020. Also, she will star in ’83’ where she is playing Romi Dev, Kapil Dev’s (Ranveer Singh) wife. The movie is based on the legendary cricketer of Indian cricket team Kapil Dev and Indian’s victory in the World Cup.

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