The box office hit machine Salman Khan and the reigning queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone is one pair fans have been longing to see together on the silver screen.
While the two superstars have even expressed a desire to collaborate, no filmmaker has yet accomplished to manage the casting coup. Deepika, however, had starred in a brief cameo in Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Sohail Khan starrer Main Aur Mrs Khanna. Cut to Kick 2, Deepika Padukone is being considered for a role, if reports are to be believed.
A report in Amarujala suggests that makers of Kick 2 are trying to cash in on Salman and Deepika’s first time pairing and are considering her to replace Jacqueline Fernandez who starred in the first installment of the franchise. In fact, Sajid Nadiadwala’s production house has even contacted Deepika for the role, since he is keen on only casting an actress who hasn’t worked with Khan before, reports hindi.filmipop.com
Deepika, on the other hand, has rejected as many as six films opposite Salman, if the report by the above mentioned Hindi portal is to be believed. Although speculations of Deepika starring in the Kick sequel have been doing rounds since last year. Her spokesperson had, however, denied that the actress was approached for the film. “No one has approached us for Kick 2 until now,” Deccan Chronicle had quoted her spokesperson in a report in 2017. Will the actress finally give a nod to
Kick 2? It remains to be seen yet.