Exclusive: Here is why Rhea Chakraborty was kicked out of ‘Satellite Shankar’
Recent reports were rife that for Sooraj Pancholi’s third project, with Murad Khetani, Aswin Varde and T-Series titled ‘Satellite Shankar’; ‘Bankchor’ actress Rhea Chakraborti had bagged a strong role. Initially, the actress’ PR sent out notes to journos claiming it’s the lead opposite Sooraj. But later we found out that it’s not true.
Sooraj’s film is a travelogue where he plays an army man who travels from Kashmir to Kanyakumari for the love of his life. The main Heroine opposite her is someone from South and will be announced soon. The film chronicles the changes in Sooraj’s career as he travels through various cities of India and witnesses several things that most aren’t aware of.
Rhea was offered the role of a journalist in the film, and was nowhere Sooraj’s romantic interest. But seeing how Rhea’s PR was on an overdrive and spreading lies about her character, the producers have kicked her out of the project. The movie which went on floors quite recently, will now have another girl playing the second lead. Let’s see who that turns out to be.
Speaking of the VJ-turned-actress’ next project, she will be seen in ‘Jalebi’ opposite Varun Mitra. The film is produced by Vishesh Films and directed by Pushpdeep Bharadhwaj. It is slated to release on October 12.