Deepika Padukone to share screen with Baahubali star Prabhas in pan-India sci-fi film
Deepika Padukone will play the female lead in Prabhas’ upcoming film, directed by Nag Ashwin.
Vyjayanthi Movies, the makers of Prabhas 21, have confirmed that Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone will headline the Telugu superstar's upcoming movie, which is directed by Nag Ashwin.
Earlier, speculations were rife that Nag has zeroed in on Deepika for his next directorial with Prabhas and now it has been confirmed by the makers.
The production house tweeted an image of the actor, and wrote, “Deepika Padukone, welcome on board! Thrilled to have you be a part of this incredible adventure.”
The makers also released a video to ‘welcome’ the Bollywood star, Vyjayanthi Movies wrote, “Through the years, we have had the privilege to work with some extraordinary women. Now with pride we welcome Deepika Padukone with Prabhas. Bringing together India’s biggest superstars.”
The video also mentions the names of many popular women actors who have worked with Vyjayanthi Movies in the past, like Sridevi, Jayaprada, Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherjee, Suhasini, Vijayashanti, Jayasudha, Trisha etc.
Nag Ashwin said in a statement, “I’m very excited to see Deepika play this character. It is something no mainstream lead has done before and will be quite a surprise for everyone. The pairing of Deepika and Prabhas will be one of the main highlights of the film and the story between them, I believe will be something audiences will carry in their hearts for years to come.”