Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone who was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Blockbuster Padmaavat ( 2018) with Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor has some interesting projects in hand .
Even as she shoots and completes her forthcoming films, the actress has achieved a significant milestone on social media . She has now 40 million followers on Instagram. Proving why she is a diva and enjoys such a huge fan following .
The tall leggy star will be seen in Meghna Gulzar’s film “Chhapaak”, a film inspired by the life of acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal. She turned producer too with this film.
The she has Kabir Khan’s 83 ,a tribute to the 1983 World Cup winning cricket team . The team which won the Prudential World Cup in summer of 1983 under Iconic- allrounder Kapil Dev beating the favourites Clive Lloyd’s West Indies in the final.
Deepika plays the role of Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Dev , husband Ranveer Singh plays Kapil Dev in the much anticipated film.
Now it is learnt that Mahabharat is set to be made from Draupadi’s point of view, and Deepika Padukone will play the central character. She has teamed up with producer Madhu Mantena and will be producing the film as well.
“I’m absolutely thrilled and honoured to be essaying the role of Draupadi. I truly believe that it is the role of a lifetime. While the ‘Mahabharat’ is popularly known for its mythological tales and cultural influence, many of life’s lessons are also derived from the ‘Mahabharat’ but most often from its men. Telling it with this fresh and new perspective will not only be interesting but also very significant,” Deepika said.
It will be made in a series of parts with the first one slated to release in Diwali 2021.