Sara Ali Khan was never approached for Baaghi 3, a report says, dismissing earlier reports that the Kedarnath actor had turned down the role because she didn’t feel it had been meaty enough. The makers are said to be considering Shraddha Kapoor and Disha Patani to star opposite Tiger Shroff.
Shraddha Kapoor starred in the First Baaghi film, whereas Disha was the feminine lead in Baaghi 2. It's widely believed that she is dating Tiger. Baaghi 2 was his career’s biggest hit, making Rs 250 crore worldwide.
Mid-Day quoted a source as saying, “Sajid Nadiadwala, producer and Ahmed Khan, director are baffled at reports of Sara having turned down the movie as she was never approached for it. Ahmed had met Sara just once, months before the release of Kedarnath (2018). At the time, the script of Baaghi 3 was still being worked upon. In fact, Tiger has not had a narration of the final script nevertheless as it still within the writing stage. Among the actresses, the makers are keen on Shraddha and Disha. The previous has been approached for the role. If the dates and remunerations work out, Shraddha will reunite with Tiger when their 2016 hit.”
A common criticism of the recent Ranveer Singh blockbuster Simmba was that it didn’t provide Sara’s character with a big enough arc. The film was, however, an enormous box workplace success, having made over Rs 400 crore worldwide. According to reports, Sara is additionally being thought-about for the lead role in director Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj Kal follow-up. Her father, Saif Ali Khan starred in the original opposite Deepika Padukone.
Sara made her Bollywood debut with Kedarnath. Shraddha will next seem in Saaho, Chhichhore and Street Dancer 3D. Director Ahmad Khan confirmed that she, at the side of Disha, are into consideration for the half. “All I will say now is that Shraddha and Disha were always in our minds as they have been a part of the franchise. I would love them to be there in Baaghi 3 as well,” he said.