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01-23-2012, 11:01 PM #1
Ranbir refuses Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s offer !
After ‘Rockstar’, everyone wants a piece of Ranbir Kapoor. And one filmmaker who had become his fan was Vidhu Vinod Chopra who wanted to cast him for ‘Chithiyan’. In fact, ‘Chithiyan’ was in the news since it was launched as it was rumoured that Ranbir was competing with arch rival Shahid Kapoor for the role. However, as it turns out, the ‘Rockstar’ Kapoor is no longer doing the film leaving the field clear for Shahid!
According to reports, apart from Shahid-Ranbir, Sharman Joshi, another actor who is Chopra’s favourite, had been finalised to play one of the leads in the film.
Interestingly as things stand now, Sharman is the only one who has signed on the dotted line while the hunt is on for the male lead. Apparently, Chopra had met Ranbir in Los Angeles recently and had even narrated the script of ‘Chithiyan’ to him but nobody knows what transpired between them for Ranbir to refuse the film. Some people also believe that this film is not on Chopra’s priority list currently as he is busy with ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ and will focus on ‘Chithiyan’ only in July 2012.
A source close to Chopra confirmed that Ranbir was not doing the film because of ‘date issues’. Well, is that an age old excuse to avoid controversy or is there more to it than meets the eye?...being a human...