In 2019, Deepika Padukone had introduced her a lot formidable mission as a producer Draupadi- a retelling of Mahabharata from Draupadi’s perspective, whereby she’s going to play the titular position.
She had stated, “I am completely thrilled and honoured to be enjoying the position of Draupadi. I actually imagine that it’s the position of a lifetime. Whereas the Mahabharata is popularly identified for its mythological tales and cultural affect, lots of life’s classes are additionally derived from the Mahabharata however most frequently from its males. Telling it with this recent and new perspective won’t solely be attention-grabbing but in addition very vital.”
Nevertheless, the most recent stories recommend that Deepika’s Draupadi has been placed on maintain for some time, as a result of neither Deepika nor the opposite producers have locked on the director but.
Bollywood Hungama quoted a supply as saying, “They introduced the movie as a result of everybody was enthusiastic about bringing one thing as fascinating and iconic as Mahabharata on the large display screen, nevertheless, during the last 2 years, they haven’t been in a position to lock on a director. The staff explored a number of large names, however could not align to the imaginative and prescient of any.”
The supply additional revealed that one of many many administrators within the race to direct Draupadi was Vishal Bharadwaj, however issues fell by means of. In spite of everything these years, buzz is, that the movie is lastly placed on maintain in the intervening time and can be revived at a later timeframe.
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The supply additionally knowledgeable that Deepika is at present focusing extra on Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan, Hrithik Roshan’s Fighter and Shakun Batra’s subsequent, whereby she can be seen alongside Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi.
When requested if Deepika is planning to drop the concept of constructing Draupadi, the supply revealed, “They’re nonetheless eager to make it and will definitely revive it on the proper time, on getting the suitable director. It is an formidable movie, and requires a sure form of command over the craft as bringing an epic to the display screen is a giant accountability.”
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