When Deepika Padukone BROKE DOWN on ‘Ram Leela’ sets because of Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Deepika Padukone shares a close bond with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She is one of the filmmaker’s favourite muses, having given well-received performances in two of his last films, Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani. The actress is currently working on her third Sanjay Leela Bhansali film, Padmavati. But we had no idea the relationship between them had such a rocky start.
During the shoot of their first movie together, Ram Leela, Deepika Padukone was reduced to tears on the sets. In a recent interview with IANS, the writers of the film – Garima Wahal and Siddharth Singh – revealed details of the incident. “It was Day 1 of shoot for her. Deepika had broken down because of some last-minute changes in the dialogues,” said Garima. She further elaborated “Last-minute changes are a favourite thing with Sanjay sir. We guess he does it to derive certain spontaneity out of actors and to break their rhythm.”
Well, it didn’t seem to go down that well with Deepika that day. “She’s usually very good with memorising her lines but the change meant completely upsetting her pattern. We sat with her that entire day and worked the lines till she got fully …read more