Shraddha Kapoor is Prabhas‘ leading lady in Saaho. Long before Shraddha was finalised for this role a lot of heroines wanted to be a part of Saaho. Right from Katrina Kaif, Anushka Shetty, Deepika Padukone to Disha Patani a lot of actresses were reportedly in the running to bag a film opposite the South actor after the stupendous success of Baahubali 2. While a lot of actresses wanted to be cast opposite Prabhas, a source working on the film exclusively told us that the makers wanted Alia Bhatt to be Prabhas’ heroine in Saaho. Also Read - #9Baje9Minute: From Kartik Aaryan to Alia Bhatt, Bollywood Celebs Share Selfie With Diya

A source while talking about this said, ” Though Shraddha has been finalised and has already started working on Saaho, the makers were actually eyeing Alia opposite the actor. They even approached Alia but she wasn’t too kicked about the role she was offered in Saaho which is why she opted out.” Well, Alia’s loss is Shraddha’s gain for sure. The actress has already begun work with Prabhas and also completed a shoot in Hyderabad with the South superstar. Also Read - Entertainment News Today April 05, 2020: Kriti Sanon Bonding With Alia Bhatt-Shaheen Bhatt Over Baking Tips is Best Thing For Their Fans on Internet Today

Alia for long has been picking projects that really touch her heart and that give her a chance to show her acting skills. The 24-year old actress though has just been in Bollywood for five years, has left the critics and audiences impressed with her acting prowess in films like Highway, Udta Punjab, Dear Zindagi. The babe has also been successful when it comes to box office numbers. Right from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania to 2 States to Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s the films have done really well at the box office. Also Read - Entertainment News Today, April 3: Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt's Wedding Functions Begin From December 21, More Details Revealed