Deepika Padukone is in race to play lead in ‘Sooryavanshi’

Rohit Shetty and Akshay Kumar’s upcoming cop drama Sooryavanshi has been in news for a long time for its casting. There has been lot names been floating around to play the lead in the film and apparently Deepika Padukone is one of them.

A source says,” Last week the rumour had it that Katrina Kaif will play the lead in the film as Akshay was in favour of casting her. Now, Deepika Padukone ,who has worked with Rohit in the past is also being considered for the film. Rohit is going to take a final call soon on the female lead as he is planning to start shoot with Akshay and the leading lady soon. He is likely to make an announcement in next few days.”

The reports suggested that the female will have limited part to play in the film but many actresses are considered for it. Rohit’s film went on floor some weeks ago in Goa and he has already locked the release date for it, on next year’s Eid.

Deepika is currently shooting for her home production acid attack survivor Lakshmi Aggarwal’s biopic in Delhi and is likely to be paired with Ranbir Kapoor in Luv Ranjan’s next.