The casting of Race 2 has been a hot topic in media for a while now. It was last head that Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and John Abraham are part of the project while Priyanka Chopra would be playing the female lead in the film.
However, times have changed and latest news is that Deepika Padukone will be replacing Piggy Chops in Race 2. Ramesh explains, To be frank Priyanka was never actually in the film. Yes, we were in talks with her initially but due to date issues, since she is busy shooting for Don 2, we dropped the idea.
Further he clarifies, As of now we have finalized Deepika, who will be playing the female lead in the film. Apart from her, there will be two other actresses who will also be in the film, but they have not yet been locked.
As for the script of the film, Ramesh chirps, We have already finalized and locked the script, and are looking to start shooting next year. While for the music, it’s going to be Pritam.