According to a recent report, Deepika Padukone has been reading at least a few pages of her Shakun Batra film script amid lockdown as she wants to stay in touch with her character. The report further stated that she doesn’t want to over-prepare and also doesn’t want to lose touch with her character. The ‘Padmaavat’ actress will resume the shoot post the lockdown is lifted.
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Shakun Batra is an Indian film director and screenwriter. His first film was the moderately successful romantic comedy Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012). He followed this with the widely acclaimed family drama Kapoor & Sons (2016).
In a previous interaction, Deepika was quizzed about her next project. She revealed that the film is a story about two couples. She also stated that she was looking forward to doing something in this space.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Deepika will star in Ranveer Singh starrer ’83. Helmed by Kabir Khan, the film is about the story of India’s first-ever cricket World Cup victory in 1983. Recently, it was announced that the film will hit the silver screen at Christmas. It also stars Tahir Raj Bhasin, Ammy Virk, Sahil Khattar, Hardy Sandhu and Saqib Saleem.
Deepika has time and again, brought some memorable characters to life on the screen. With every film, the actress has successfully brought a new character that the audiences have loved and celebrated. Be it Naina, Veronica, Padmavati or Leela- the characters are proof of the intensive preparation that she makes sure to go through each time.
Shakun Batra’s film also stars Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. Apart from this, the actress also has Kabir Khan’s 83 coming up where she reunites with Ranveer Singh and this shall mark their fourth collaboration together.
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