Director Rohit Shetty's first choice for the movie, Simmba was Jahnavi Kapoor. Then, how come Sara Ali Khan?
According to the reports, before casting Sarah Ali Khan for a lead role in Simmba, Jahnavi Kapoor was director's first choice. But, what happened such that she was replaced? Why couldn't Jahnavi be able to debut Bollywood through this movie? Anyways, let not much fuss and tell you the reality.
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Before casting, both Sarah Ali Khan and Jahnavi Kapoor were made to read the script. Both liked it and decided to go further with it. But, before casting, what Jahanvi did that lead her losing movie Simmba to Sara Ali Khan. Actually, after narrating the script to both debutants, Jahnavi felt more excited.
Though being excited is not the issue, but she started blowing her trumpet. Before the official statement, she has leaked that she has been approached for the upcoming Rohit Shetty's film, Simmba. Not only this, she further added that she is nervous about working with a big star like Ranveer Singh in the opposite. Thus, due to such reveals and statements, Jahnavi loses film and Sara Ali Khan made the cut.
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So, the movie is set to be released on December 28. Sara is currently working for Abhishek Kapoor's film Kedarnath, which is somehow going through a rough patch. Sushant Singh Rajput is cast opposite to her.
Moreover, Sridevi's daughter Jahnavi will now do her debutant through the movie Dhadak where Ishaan Khatter is opposite to her. Well, a movie is planned to release on July 20. However, Jahnavi would have now have got the right message and hope she will make it sure in the future for better opportunities.