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After Deepika’s rejection, is Alia Bhatt finalised opposite SRK in Anand L. Rai film?

Alia and SRK to pair up again for Anand L. Rai's next?
India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi April 23, 2017 10:41 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

A few days ago, reports were doing rounds on internet that Deepika Padukone rejected to act opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Anand L. Rai’s film. The actress, unfortunately, has put the offer down as the dates were clashing with her SLB magnum opus Padmavati. 

A photo became viral on internet showing Shah Rukh Khan with Alia Bhatt, which gave rise to speculations that the Udta Punjab actress has now been finalised in Anand L. Rai’s next. 

One cannot deny that the Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt shares a phenomenal chemistry on screen. And the duo have proved this though this their previous venture, Dear Zindagi. With the photo circulations on social media, it has created a curiosity among SRK and Alia fans to see them together once again on screen. 

The photo was posted by a Twitter account @oomf_X, which shows SRK, Anand L. Rai and a woman, who looks a lot like Alia, at Dubai Airport. Does this mean Alia has been finalised for the project?

Earlier, speculations were rife that Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Katrina Kaif were approached to play the lead actress opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Anand L. Rai’s next. Now, it seems like Alia Bhatt has won the race among all the leading actresses to bag SRK’s next venture. We have to wait for the official announcement by the makers to confirm the news.