Mani Ratnam’s upcoming project Ponniyin Selvan was one project. Anushka was the most anticipated star in the film. However, Anushka had this film down which then went to Nayanthara who turned down the film after signing it and it is now finally in the hands of Trisha.
The Rajinikanth starrer directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth was the first motion picture Kollywood film. However, Deepika Padukone was not the first choice, it was Anushka Shetty who was approached for the film. However, she turned this film down due to prior commitments after which Deepika Padukone was approached for the film.
Asuran’s Telugu Remake
After Shriya Saran was rejected for the role, Anushka Shetty was approached for the film. However, the Bahubali actress had her dates closely packed for her upcoming film Nishabdham and she then had to turn it down. The film titled Naarrappa is now looking at casting Priyamani opposite Venkatesh Daggubati.
Anushka Shetty’s Asuran was the most loved and people lauded how the actress effortlessly carried an entire film on her shoulders and made it into a blockbuster hit. Rumours were rife that the sequel of Arundhati is soon to happen. However, Anushka has turned down the film as she has decided to take a break after Nishabdham to concentrate on her health furthers. Actress Payal Rajput is said to don the lead role in Arundhati 2.