Actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly been sacked from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Baiju Bawra for demanding equal remuneration as her husband Ranveer Singh, who is playing the titular role in the musical drama.
According to a reports, Deepika is no longer a part of Bhansali’s ambitious project. She was supposed to play the role of Ranveer’s love interest in the film.
The report states that Deepika had demanded equal pay as Singh. However, Bhansali turned down the request.
Deepika and Bhansall have earlier worked in films like ‘Ram Leela’, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Padmaavat’.
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Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali announced ‘Balju Bawra’ in 2019.
Apart from ‘Baju Bawra’, Deepika has an impressive line-up of projects in the pipeline including ‘Fighter’, ’83’, ‘Sanki’, ‘Pathan’, and Indian adaptation of Nancy Meyers’s 2015 hit Hollywood film The Intern’.
Meanwhile, Ranveer Singh will also be seen in movies like ’83’, ‘Sooryavanshi’, ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’, ‘Cirkus’, and the Hindi remake of blockbuster hit ‘Anniyan’.
He will also star in filmmaker Karan Johar’s next directorial venture titled ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’.