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Not Anushka Shetty but this actress was the first choice for Prabhas's Saaho?

After the grand success of Baahubali 2, actress Anushka Shetty and actor Prabhas will be uniting once again for Saaho.

India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [Updated:30 Jun 2017, 12:35 PM IST]
Saaho Prabhas, Anushka Shetty
Prabhas, Anushka Shetty- India TV

Baahubali fame Prabhas and his co-star Anushka Shetty are teaming up once again for the action thriller, Saaho. But, Anushka was not the first choice for the film. Latest reports suggest that it was actress Sonam Kapoor, who was firstly being considered to play Prabhas’s leading lady but things didn’t work out and the projects fell into Anushka’s lap. After the grand success of Baahubali 2, movie buffs were rooting to see the beautiful chemistry between Prabhas and Anushka once again and thus, Saaho is going to be visual treat for them.

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A source revealed that the makers gave brief idea about the film to Sonam and asked her to meet. The actress, who was impressed with the script agreed for the meeting. However, neither the meeting happened nor the makers approached the actress with a concrete script. Later, Anushka was signed for the film. It is yet to be seen if these reports are true.

Prabhas and Anushka’s chemistry was loved and appreciated by the audiences in Baahubali 2. In fact, it was being said that the popularity of the jodi was the reason behind casting Anushka opposite Prabhas.

Ever since, the teaser of Saaho was released, speculations about different actress playing the female lead started doing rounds. But, Anushka finally bagged the role.

Written and directed by Sujeeth, most of the scenes of Saaho will be shot in Mumbai. The movie also stars actor Neil Nitin Mukesh as an antagonist.

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