Vikas Bahl’s Deadly, starring Amitabh Bachchan has become the talk of the town. Initially it was reported that Katrina Kaif will be Playing the lead role however later it was Kriti Sanon’s name occurred.
Now as per the latest reports south sensation, Rashmika Mandanna will be playing the lead in the film.
If things are as it reported then Deadly will be the actress’ second project in Bollywood after Mission Majnu.
She is reportedly charging the makers over Rs 5 crore for this film.
As per the reports Ekta Kapoor wanted a well-known actress for Deadly. A source was quoted as saying, “Ekta wanted a prominent face to star in the film. Vikas offered it to Rashmika who liked the script. But she charges a whopping amount down South. Despite being a newcomer in Bollywood, she is being paid to the tune of Rs 5-6 crore for this film alone. The makers are happy with their decision and have locked her for the film.”
The source said, “Rashmika has a good enough role in Mission Majnu but in Deadly, her role is meatier. She starts shooting for the Sidharth Malhotra starrer from February 2021 and wraps it up by April 2021. The plan is to kickstart filming Deadly immediately after. She will finish both her Bollywood films and juggle between this and her South films.”
Official announcement about her cast joining is still awaited.