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Deepika Padukone Out, Priyanka Chopra In For Vijay's Next?

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Updated: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 13:00 [IST]

In film industry, one man's loss is other's gain. It has turned out to be true in case of Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. Well, the Bollywood divas, who were approached to play the female lead in Illayathalapathy Vijay's forthcoming film, were in the race. But in the end, it is Priyanka, who has bagged the Tamil project.

The movie bosses had approached both Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra for Chimbudevan's fantasy project. Both the actresses showed interest in the film, but hesitated to sign because of their other commitments. Now, the latest buzz says that the former has turned down the offer as she has her hands full.

According to reports, Deepika Padukone was keen on doing the project. However, she could not allot the required dates. We have to note that she is making her debut in Tamil with forthcoming flick Kochadaiiyaan starring Rajinikanth and Vijay's film would have brought her closer to the Kollywood audience. But she has now missed the opportunity.

On the other end, Priyanka Chopra, who took time to decide on the project, has given the nod to act opposite namma Vijay. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...

Priyanka's Debut In Kollywood

Priyanka Chopra will be re-entering Tamil films after her debut way back in 2002. She started her acting career in Kollywood in Thamizhan.

Priyanka Returns To Tamil

It is interesting to note that Priyanka Chopra will be returning with Vijay film again. It has to be noted that she had expressed her wish to work again after missing out a chance in AR Murugadoss directorial Thuppakki.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra was approached by many Tamil filmmakers earlier. But she did not take up projects for various reasons.

Official Confirmation Awaited

However, the official confirmation on Priyanka Chopra's inclusion is awaited. We are also not sure about the character that she plays in the flick.

Priyanka's Forthcoming Flicks

Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra, who is basking in the success of her Hindi movie Gunday, is busy with Mary Kom and Dil Dhadakne Do.

Topics: deepika padukone, priyanka chopra, vijay, chimbudevan
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Story first published:  Saturday, March 1, 2014, 8:21 [IST]
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