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Without even screen test, SRK-Farah chose Deepika for 'Om Shanti Om'

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 June 2017, 14:11 IST
Without even screen test, SRK-Farah chose Deepika for 'Om Shanti Om'

Next up on ' Famously Filmfare' is Bollywood's ultra-glam diva Deepika Padukone, where she will talk about her first film 'Om Shanti Om' and how Farah Khan and Shah Rukh Khan took her for the role without holding a screen test.

Reminiscing about the career changing opportunity, Deepika says, "I had never been to a film set, didn't know how to say dialogues and basics about body language. It gives me goose bumps thinking, without knowing whether I will deliver or not, but Farah and SRK trusted me. They literally hand held me through the entire process."

The 'Tamasha' star will speak at length about how at a later stage in her career, a director, after having given a confirmation, backed out from signing her for a movie she was keen to be a part of, while Farah kept her word on casting her for 'Om Shanti Om' despite being a newbie.

From Bollywood to her Hollywood debut, the 'Piku' star has come a long way in her flourishing career.

Talking more about films and co-stars, she will also be seen talking about her 'xXx: Return of the Xander Cage' co-star Vin Diesel and her experience of working in the film.

On the work front, Deepika is busy with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati' which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.

-ANI

First published: 9 June 2017, 14:11 IST
 
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