Shah Rukh Khan Was To Replace Ranveer Singh In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat

Shah Rukh Khan Approached By Padmavat: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for his films. The sets of his films are grand. He has included many films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Bajirao Mastani and Padmavat. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films are often a part of controversies. It also includes Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh starrer Padmavat. From the shooting of Padmavat till its release, there was a lot of ruckus. Although later this film proved to be a hit. But do you know Shahrukh Khan could also be seen in the film. If Sanjay Leela Bhansali had accepted one of his conditions.

According to the report of Bollywood Life, Sanjay Leela Bhansali had approached Shah Rukh Khan for the role of Alauddin Khilji. Actually Ranveer Singh was not finalized for the role of Khilji. He had decided to opt out of the film. After which Sanjay Leela Bhansali went to Shahrukh Khan for this role.

Shahrukh refused for this reason
Sanjay Leela Bhansali went to Shah Rukh Khan’s house for the character of Khilji. Shahrukh had also agreed to play this character, but he had put a condition along with it. He had said that the title of the film should be changed because his fans would not want to see the film which is named after the actress.

Didn’t join because of Deepika
After Shah Rukh Khan’s condition, Deepika Padukone had said that she would leave the project if the title was changed. At this time Sanjay Leela Bhansali was caught in a dilemma. At the same time, Ranveer Singh saved Sanjay Leela Bhansali and he returned to the film.

Talking about Padmavat, Shahid Kapoor was also seen in this film along with Deepika and Ranveer. The film proved to be a hit even after much controversy.

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