There had been a lot of speculation about Deepika Padukone being considered for Shuddhi. However a popular daily has reported that the actress has been signed to play the lead in this period drama to be directed by Karan Malhotra, though the makers haven’t confirmed the news yet.


The original choice for the film were Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. But due to constant delays because of Hrithik’s health issues, the actor parted ways with the project and soon Kareena too opted out of this film.

Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone

Deepika currently has her hands full with Farah Khan’s Happy New YearFinding Fanny and Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. It seems after finishing these projects, the actress will start shooting for Shuddhi.

The makers have not officially confirmed the news. Neither the male lead has been confirmed, although it will be interesting to see if Deepika’s current beau Ranveer Singh bags this project.

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  1. ohhh i see her everywhere!! shes getting annoying!
    and she can’t act at all;( don’t want to see shuddi without HR! mr joher you messed up !

  2. priyanka has been signed in for shuddhi n not deepika while karan shares a great rapport with peecee after doing agneepath


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