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Deepika Padukone & Irrfan Khan Postpone Film Shoot Due To Health Conditions

Irrfan Khan Deepika Padukone
Written by Heer Pamnani

Deepika and Irrfan’s adorable pair will be back on the silver screen, albeit differently. An untitled production in the Gangster Genre, where Deepika will be seen playing a deadly don, responsible for terror among gangster groups. Helmed by Vishal Bharadwaj, we are certain this film will reflect his dark alluring cinema.

While the shoot was supposed to start in Nepal, both the protagonists have fallen ill and requested for a postponement. Deepika Padukone has a chronic back problem, caused during one of the intense sequences in Padmaavat, while Irrfan Khan is diagnosed with jaundice and has been advised strict bed rest.

The actors are currently undergoing treatment and will be back on sets soon. Vishal Bharadwaj Tweeted an announcement:

The film is speculated to be a biopic on Sapna Didi, and shall create immense buzz owing to the brilliant performance track record of both the leads.

A source added:

“Deepika has already started the preparation for her role of a Mafia queen and she is quite particular that she gets the tonality and body language as close to the late Sapna Didi who was once a terror for other gangsters. The shoot will begin by early March in Mumbai. After Padmaavat, her fans will love to see her in a whole new avatar of a lady don and hence she is really working meticulously to strike the right chord.”
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