It was earlier reported that Deepika Padukone will be joining Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham starer Pathan. Siddharth Anand’s action-packed thriller will reportedly go on the floors from November end.
There were also reported that John Abraham, who plays the negative lead in the film, has charged Rs. 20 crores to play the role. Now it has been learned that Deepika Padukone, has also charged a bomb to come on board.
“She is easily the most bankable female actors alongside Alia Bhatt today, and everyone at Yash Raj Films as well as SRK, was keen to get Deepika on board this film, to make it one of the biggest casting coups in the year to come. It’s a well sketched character for Deepika and she will start shooting from early next year. She has allotted all her dates and her acting fees for the film is approximately Rs. 14 to 15 crore,” a tabloid quoted a source as saying.
It added, “Adi is known to splurge money on his films to give it an international vibe in all aspects – from action to casting – and he didn’t even think twice before agreeing to the acting fees demanded by both John and Deepika. It’s one of the most ambitious YRF films till date, and he doesn’t want to compromise on SRK’s comeback to the screen.”
The film is tentatively releasing on Diwali 2021.