Star actress Deepika Padukone has donned various kinds of roles in her 12-year-old career. For the first time ever, she is now gearing up to do a mythological character. Deepika will play the role of Draupadi in the upcoming film Mahabharat.
The actress herself confirmed the news in a recent interview. Deepika said that she is absolutely thrilled and excited to shoot for this film. She added that this version of Mahabharata will be from the perspective of Draupadi. The actress opined that this is once in a lifetime opportunity and is proud to be a part of it.
Deepika will also produce the film along with Madhu Mantena. This film will be her second production venture, after the upcoming film Chappaak. Mahabharata will be a series of multiple parts and the first one among them will release on Diwali 2021. The details about the director and rest of the cast will get announced very soon.