Deepika Padukone to play Mafia Queen Sapna Didi in her next

Deepika Padukone, who currently busy shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is all set to give yet another treat to her fans by her next Bollywood Project. Deepika has recently revealed that she would be playing the role of a Mafia Queen, Sapna Didi in her next Bollywood film, after Padmavati.

A source close to the development told DNA that after completing the remaining shoot of Padmavati, the 31-year-old actress will take a small break from her busy schedule and start shooting for the film based on the life of Sapna Didi. A source told to DNA, “Padmavati was delayed due to the protests by certain groups, but now shooting is progressing at a brisk pace. SLB wants to meet the release date — November 17. Deepika, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor will be shooting till October 20 to wrap the film. So it’s going to be close. Deepika also wants to finish the film so she can start her next movie based on Sapna Didi.”

Deepika’s next will go on floors in January 2018. Regarding that, the source further added, “Before taking up the next project, she wants to take a small break as Padmavati was a heavy film, and she has had a strenuous year with her commitments in India and abroad.”

Well, apart from Padmavati, the actress will also be seen in her second Hollywood outing, the fourth installment of the XXX Franchise, which will be directed by DJ Caruso. Moreover, SLB’ Padmavati also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor as the main leads.

The film is scheduled to release on November 17.

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