Luv Ranjan -- of Pyaar Ka Punchnama fame -- has been planning to make a movie starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ajay Devgn. However, as per recent reports, due to delays and other commitments, Ajay has left the film, which was going to be a big budget entertainer. Now as per a new report by an entertainment portal, Luv Ranjan may shelf his previous project but make another movie, a love story, with Ranbir and Deepika in the lead roles. The report, quoting an anonymous source, said the Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety director is planning another drama with the cast as the two stars have already allotted their dates to his project. Ranbir and Deepika last shared screen space in Imtiaz Ali’s 2015 film Tamasha and have always been appreciated for their onscreen chemistry.
According to the new report, Luv Ranjan is keen to work with the pair and is currently working on the script of a rom com, The film is expected to go on the floors in February 2020, as Ranbir and Deepika have reportedly agreed to the film’s basic premise.
However, Deepika’s commitment to Luv Ranjan’s next project has never been officially announced and these speculations have been causing an online controversy since the last couple of months. Many fans of the actress have been dismayed by the news that Deepika is planning to work with a director who has previously been accused of sexual misconduct during the #MeToo movement. However, in an interview, the actress said she would not work with anyone who had been accused of sexual harrassment. Recently, she also spoke about the movement, saying, “You should also ask some cricketers about the #MeToo movement. I don’t see that happening. But every actor is asked about the #MeToo movement. It’s not something that’s happening only in the film industry.”