Ekta Kapoor has changed her mentality about signing Vidya Balan for their next big project ‘Shootout at Wadala’. However, after much delay and consideration she is finally replaced by Kangana Ranaut in the film.
When Kangna was offered the role in question, she accepted it without giving a second consideration, courtesy the respect she has for Balaji Motion Pictures post ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai’.
The film is being directed by Sanjay Gupta, who discloses that Vidya was his first choice. Actually, he penned down the severe role, with Vidya in mind.
Although, considering, Vidya’s image make-over as a sexy warning, post ‘The Dirty Picture’ and also, regarding her changed preferences in terms of selection of roles, he dropped the idea and Kangna came it into a picture.
Kangna and John will share the screen space as the on-screen pair for the first time. ‘Shootout At Wadala’, based on a real-life incident, is a multi-starrer which will continue floors in March and is criticized to release in December this year.