Vicky Kaushal to be a part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’?

There is a strong buzz that actor Vicky Kaushal has been signed by National Award winning filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his next period drama on Queen Padmavati.

The film is based on the life of queen of Mewar, Rani Padmavati and the director has decided to rope in local artistes from Rajasthan for the music of the film. The movie is an anti-hero project and will revolve around ruthless ruler Alauddin Khilji’s obsession with the Mewar queen. Rumours suggest that the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ pair, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will be cast in this project.

Bhansali at the moment is busy casting other important characters. A source close to the flim says, “Vicky has met Bhansali and discussed the project. He is keen to do this film since it is a big opportunity for him. However, things are yet to be finalised and an official announcement in this regard will be made soon.”

Actor Vicky Kaushal who made a smashing debut last year with ‘Masaan’ will now be seen in the soon to release flick ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’.

Both SLB and Kaushal were unavailable for a comment.

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