Aanand L Rai CONFIRMS Casting Anushka Sharma: She Is More Than Ready To Essay A Complex Role

While a lot of actresses’ names surfaced as the second female lead in Aanand L Rai’s next starring Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, SpotboyE.com has learnt that it was Anushka Sharma all the way as the first choice for the film. Aanand R Lai has given an official statement about her casting...

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Aanand L Rai CONFIRMS Casting Anushka Sharma: She Is More Than Ready To Essay A Complex Role
A few days back, it was reported that Anushka Sharma has joined Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif in Aanand L Rai’s next.

And now, Aanand L Rai has confirmed the news. We have also learnt that it was Anushka Sharma since the very beginning who was being considered for the role.

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Anand L Rai Snapped Post A Movie Screening

Confirming the news, Aanand L Rai said, “I'm thrilled that Anushka Sharma has joined Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif in my next. From our very first meeting, she had an instant connect with the character. It was only once things fell into place that we wanted to announce Anushka’s casting,”

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Shah Rukh Khan And Katrina Kaif Are A Part Of Anand L Rai's Next

Talking about Anushka’s excitement to be a part of the project, the filmmaker added, “Anushka seemed very excited about the challenges that this role entails. She’s at a more than ready stage in her career to essay a complex role like this,”

We can’t beg to differ on this- after giving some splendid performances in films like Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Phillauri, NH 10- Anushka surely is ready to take up any challenging role.

“We have been working on her look and prepping for the film.” concluded the filmmaker.

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Anushka Sharma Is A Part Of Anand L Rai's Next

Before Anushka got confirmed for the film, there was news of several actors like Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone having signed or being approached for Aanand L Rai's film. However, no official statement was made about these actresses being approached.

“Aanand L Rai always had Anushka in his mind. In fact, Shah Rukh Khan had discussed the project with Anushka Sharma long time back when they were shooting together for Imtiaz Ali’s next.” added a source close to the filmmaker.


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