Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat made headlines even before its release as it was mired in several controversies. However, the film didn’t disappoint and did wonderful collection at the box office. It featured Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in pivotal roles and all the three actors received praises for their spectacular performances. Now, it is being said that the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh, played by Shahid was first offered to Baahubali star Prabhas. Also Read - Krystle Dsouza Wants to Replace Shahid Kapoor in Kaminey With Sidharth Malhotra, Here's Why!
According to a report, Bhansali was impressed with Prabhas’ spectacular performance in Baahubali. Thus, he offered Ratan Singh’s role to him. Not only this, Prabhas was also interested to work with Bhansali. However, he rejected the project after narration. Also Read - Adipurush: Sidharth Shukla To Play Megnath in Prabhas Starrer Mythological Magnum Opus
Prabhas reportedly wanted a meatier role. Well, it is yet to be known if these reports are true. But it would have been a pleasure for movie buffs to watch the Baahubali actor romancing Deepika on the silver screen. Also Read - Mira Rajput's Vintage Afghani Jacket is Bright, Cheery And Steal-Worthy
There is no denying the fact that Prabhas’ popularity rose to different heights after Baahubali and Baahubali 2. Both the films set the benchmark and also performed well at the box office.
On a related note, Prabhas will next be seen in Saaho doing some high octane action sequences. He will share the screen space with actress Shraddha Kapoor in the movie.