Karan Johar’s Multistarrer period drama Kalank has been released and managed to do a decent business at the box office. Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, and Kunal Kemmu starrer is reciving mixed reviews form the audience. But you will be surprised to know that its not Alia Bhatt but Deepika Padukone was the first choice to play Roop in the movie.
As per sources told Pinkvilla, the production house had first approached Deepika to play Roop opposite Varun Dhawan but she turned it down. Hence, the role went to Alia who looks every bit beautiful in each frame of the movie. The reason why Deepika turned down the project is unknown.
On the work front, Deepika is shooting for Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak, where she stars alongside Vikrant Massey. Chhapaak will also see Deepika turn producer for the first time. No wonder, Deepika has been making some wise decisions over the years. On the other hand, Alia not only shot for Kalank but also completed Raazi, Gully Boy, Brahmastra among others in the last one year. In Brahmastra, Alia will be seen alongside Ranbir Kapoor.