WHAT! Deepika Padukone Won't Be A Part Of Prabhas-Amitabh Bachchan Starrer Kalki 2898 AD Sequel? Here's What We Know

Kalki 2898 AD is creating havoc at the box office and early media reports suggest that Deepika Padukone won't be a part of the anticipated sequel!

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WHAT! Deepika Padukone Won't Be A Part Of Prabhas-Amitabh Bachchan Starrer Kalki 2898 AD Sequel? Here's What We Know
Following the massive success of "Kalki 2898 AD," all attention is now on Nag Ashwin's plans for its sequel. The original film concluded on a cliffhanger featuring Deepika Padukone's character, hinting at her significant role in the sequel. However, new reports suggest that Deepika might be replaced. According to Bollywood Hungama, although Ashwin was initially prepared to wait for Deepika to complete her maternity leave, the sequel's expedited production timeline, driven by the film's unexpected success, may necessitate a recasting. ALSO READ: Saw Kalki 2898 AD With My Staff And They Slept: Mukesh Khanna Clarifies He Didn't Insult People Of Bihar, Odisha In His Review

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A source indicated that the sequel was planned irrespective of the first film's outcome, but its financial triumph has accelerated its development. This urgency, coupled with the anticipation for the next installment, might lead producers to seek a new actress for Deepika's role. At the time of publishing, these claims remain unverified by News18. ALSO READ: Deepika Padukone On Kalki 2898 AD’s Positive Response: I’m Just A Bit Overwhelmed With The Reactions 

Nag Ashwin, in an interview with Variety, disclosed that approximately 25 to 30 days of filming for the sequel have already been completed, with much action still pending. He described it as starting a whole new production. Ashwin emphasized the need to tie up every loose end, particularly highlighting the anticipated showdown between the film's central characters: Yaskin, who now wields the powerful Gandiva, and the formidable warriors Karna and Ashwatthama.




"Kalki 2898 AD" has become one of the year's biggest blockbusters, grossing an impressive Rs 536.75 crore in India alone. As fans eagerly await further updates, the potential casting changes and the continuation of this epic saga remain hot topics of discussion.

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