YRF’s mega project The Immortal Ashwatthama’ was announced in 2021 with Vicky Kaushal in the lead role. But soon rumours of the sci-fi drama being shelved hit headlines. In January this year, rumours of Ranveer Singh replacing Vicky Kaushal in Aditya Dhar’s dream project hit headlines.
Aditya Dhar’s mega project was backed by Ronnie Screwala earlier. But he exited the project due to the massive budget involved. Soon Jio Studio stepped in and reports of Ranveer Singh being roped in for the project hit the headlines.
Not Ranveer Singh but Allu Arjun and JR NTR in the Aditya Dhar film
As per recent reports, Ranveer is out of contention for this film. The makers are considering either Allu Arjun or Jr NTR for the film.
As per Etimes report, Not Ranveer Singh but the makers are considering RRR star Jr NTR and Pushpa star Allu Arjun for the mega project.
Rumours abounded that Samantha Ruth Prabhu was being considered as leading lady. But there has been no confirmation of the same as yet.
Ranveer Singh’s upcoming movies
On the work front, Vicky Kaushal is busy with his next Sam Bahadur. He also has Laxman Utekar’s next with Sara Ali Khan. Ranveer Singh is gearing up for the release of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani co-starring Alia Bhatt. The Karan Johar directorial also features Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bachchan and Dharmendra in pivotal roles.
Allu Arjun in Pushpa 2
Allu Arjun on the other hand is currently busy with his much-awaited Pushpa sequel. The movie has him playing the role of Pushparaj with Rashmika Mandanna once again as Srivalli. Fahadh Faasil will play the antagonist in Pushpa: The Rule.
Jr NTR’s upcoming movie
Jr NTR is on a high as his movie RRR bagged an Oscar for Naatu Naatu song. He is currently busy with his next titled NTR 30. The movie marks the debut of Janhvi Kapoor in South film.