Everyone has been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of Deepika Padukone‘s next film. According to the latest reports in DNA, the actress has been offered a role which veteran actress Sridevi played onscreen almost four decades ago. Well, though we are yet to get details about the name of the said film, it was apparently bankrolled by a South producer and helmed by a Bollywood filmmaker.Also Read - After Manchester United, Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh Set To Bid For New IPL Team in 2022 Season: Report

A source while talking about this development told the leading daily, “The original Sridevi film was made by a producer from the South and directed by a Bollywood director. However, talks are on to procure the rights and remake it with Deepika. Nobody is willing to comment on the subject because talks have just been mooted and there are a lot of modalities involved. However, it is true that Deepika is in the know.” Also Read - ‘Give This Man A Medal’: Netizens Hail Vicky Kaushal’s Performance in Sardar Udham

There has been a lot of anticipation about Deepika’s next because the actress hasn’t begun work on any film since the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. The actress was to begin work on Vishal Bhardwaj’s next opposite Irrfan Khan but it, unfortunately, got detected after Khan got detected with a rare kind of cancer a few months ago. A few days ago, buzz suggested that Ms Padukone is in talks to play India’s first superhero and her avatar was designed after Wonder Woman played by Gal Gadot. Also Read - Hrithik Roshan Performs Garba In Gym On Classic 80s Songs 'Janu Meri Jaan’, 'Jimmy Ajaa Ajaa' | Watch