Shahid Kapoor’s half brother Ishaan Khatter is making his acting debut with renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s upcoming film, Beyond The Clouds.

While the youngster is the male lead in this heart-warming brother-sister saga, the makers are yet to get an actress on-board. Reports of Deepika Padukone giving a look test for the film surfaced in November last year leading to speculations that she might be the leading lady of the project. However, Majidi denied the reports saying that he is now looking at an all new cast for the film.

Reportedly, Kangana Ranaut had been finalised for the role but she opted out (Read the real reason behind her decision tomorrow right here on

However, did you know that another A-list actress was being considered for the part? can tell you that a seasoned actress was part of actresses Majidi had shortlisted for Beyond The Clouds, but didn’t make the cut, the reason for which will blow your mind.

We hear, while Majidi was in India in August last year to scout for the cast, his creative team showed a number of photographs of this A-list actress to him.

The filmmaker was initially impressed with what he saw, but soon realised that she looked different in every picture, especially her nose. He questioned the team members, who told him that the lady in question had gone under the knife several times. This didn’t go down well with Majidi and he decided against casting this actress.

Considering that actors in the glamour world end up altering their appearance to look better, isn’t it ironical that this A-list actress lost out on a role because of that?

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