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Sonakshi Sinha walks out of Kamal Hassan’s ‘Vishwaroopam’…

Sonakshi Sinha, the Junior Shotgun, who is in great demand, ever since Dabangg happened, opted out of two South projects with two of the biggest stars of Tamil cinema, Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan.

Sonakshi was the first choice for K S Ravikumar’s ‘Rana’ opp Megastar Rajnikanth, but has now been replaced by Deepika Padukone. The latest we hear is that the actress has opted out of Hassan’s bilingual film, in which she was to play his wife, due to her prior commitment to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s project, Rowdy Rathod.

Sonakshi was super excited about working with the Kamal when she signed ‘Vishwaroopam’. But unfortunately, the shooting got postponed. This caused clashes with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Rowdy Rathore’ and so she had to opt out.

A source close to the actress told, “All her excitement is a thing of the past. She has decided that she is not doing Kamal Hassan’s film. But trust me it wasn’t easy for her to take this decision.

She has lost her first opportunity to work with Kamal Hassan. Hassan had serious creative differences with Selvaraghvan. Then, Hassan decided to direct the project himself. And consequently, there were delays in production. “

The source added, “Sonakshi was extremely professional, while explaining her case to Kamal Hassan Productions. There is no animosity between Kamal Hassan and Sonakshi.”

Hassan’s search for a replacement is already on and Deepika seems to be the likely contender. Previously, Deepika had filled in for Sonakshi, who was the first choice for the Rajinikanth starrer, Rana. Reportedly, Rajinikanth was uncomfortable to pair up with his friend Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter.} else {d.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(s);


  1. YoG

    June 30, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    i am not liking her much these days. dunno why 😮

    • Mariasood

      July 1, 2011 at 2:20 pm

      why u dnt like her

  2. Luvyna

    June 30, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Loose weight girl ……..

  3. Asha

    June 30, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    She was ok for a newcomer in Dabang albeit being a somewhat minor role.  Let’s wait and see what she has to deliver in her forthcoming movies.  I quite like her looks – different from what we see often now – can’t tell one from the other! 

    I can’t understand why Rajnikant wants to act with these young girls – he needs to face up to the fact that he’s now old and either give way to younger actors or play roles that suit him.  Robot was a laughathon!!!  Likewise with Kamal Hassan.  Unless of course, its an ego trip ….

  4. Aussie Girl

    June 30, 2011 at 10:44 am

    She does not have the look or aura of an actress but maybe I am wrong I havent yet seen any of her movies

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