Deepika Padukone replaced Parineeti Chopra in Shoojit Sircar’s Piku? Here’s what Parineeti has to say

On a chat show, Parineeti Chopra revealed that not Deepika Padukone but Parineeti was offered Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. Read on!
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We have all read stories of films passing on from one actor to another due to various reasons- like Shraddha Kapoor replaced Katrina Kaif in Street Dancer 3D, Parineeti Chopra replaced Shraddha Kapoor in the biopic of Saina Nehwal and Katrina Kaif replaced Priyanka Chopra in Bharat and in the latest, it is being told that Deepika Padukone wasn’t the first choice for Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. That’s right!

We say this because on a recent episode of Neha Dhupia’s show, when Parineeti made an appearance with BFF and Tennis player Sania Mirza, the Golmaal actress revealed that she could have been in the place of Deepika Padukone in the 2015-hit film Piku. Talking about the same, Parineeti stated, “I didn’t really turn down the film… there was confusion. I was going to do another film at the same time and then that film also didn’t happen, so it was my loss.” Well, like they say, all’s well that ends well and honestly speaking, we can’t imagine anyone else but Deepika Padukone in the role of Piku, isn’t it?

Piku was directed by Shoojit Sircar and the film starred Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan in lead roles, and the film was a commercial success worldwide. Meanwhile, on the work front, Parineeti was last seen in Namaste England opposite Arjun Kapoor and next, she will be seen in Jabariya Jodi opposite Sidharth Malhotra and the film is slated to release on August 2, 2019. Besides, Parineeti will also be seen in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar opposite Arjun Kapoor and as we speak, the actress is prepping up for the biopic on badminton player Saina Nehwal.

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To all budhia deepika's fan let me tell you pari was first choice For piku in 2014 it was written for pari lol and Alia pari shraddha are much Better than cheapika

Deepika was good in piku but her fans never credit other actresses for their success.For instance raazi was an entirely alia bhatt show and the box office numbers prooved that alia is the most loved female star among younsters. But Deepika fans are still making excuses for alia's success. So either give alia credit for Raazi along with Bib b and Irfan for piku or otherwise don't give Deepika any credit for piku. If Razzi is hit because of director and storyline then so was piku. Hypocrisy won't work here.

ok but i am glad that dp did piku she was phenomenal

Alia made Raazi a blockbuster. No actress in Bollywood can give a solo film 10 cr opening. Alia is the biggest female star of Bollywood.She deserved all the award. Even the zee cine awards that Deepika bought and snatched from alia.

Deepika won filmfare for piku because kangana didn't come to pick her award so they gave it to second choice Deepika.Alia was brilliant in the film raazi and she gave the film twice bigger opening than what deepika gave to piku along with Ab and Irfan starpower.

Really? I thought it was the Pakistan factor. The same factor that makes India Oak matches such big opening!

Then you should consult a mental disorders doctor. Alia is the biggest female star today and her hit-flop ratio is proof of it.

According to delusional deepika fans raazi was a hit not because of alia bhatt but because of director, storyline, vicky etc . Film would have done the same box office business with any other actress but piku is hit because of deepika and film would have been a flop with other lead actresses. Delusion and hypocrisy at its best.

No. Raazi was an action-spy-romance drama. Any actress, or actor, Vicky didn't do anything either, could have made that movie a hit. Piku was a crotchety slice-of-life movie about poop. Literally. If three unknowns had done that movie, it would have made only a couple bucks. That EXACT cast made the Piku script a hit. People enjoyed seeing Deepika and Amitabh out of their glamorous superstar images, and Irfan was the balancing factor... if another star Ranveer style had been the love-interest, it would have thrown the whole thing off.

Piku is deepika's film,
No other actress could have done the role better than deepika.she
was brilliant inthe film.

well if you picked the other film over piku, you technically did turn it down parineeti!

So when Deepika talks about leaving a cameo in ff7 for hny then she is genuine but when other actress does it then they are doing it for publicity esp if the rejected films are done by Deepika. The most hypocrite fandom ever.

Parineeti is a more natural actress than deepika.Also she actually looks like a Bengali/Punjabi women because of her body. She would have totally impressed us in her Bengali avatar as she is impressive from her very first film.

it wouldn’t have been a success if deepika wasn’t in it

Irfan with Hindi medium and Big B with pink proved that they are capable of giving hits on their own. Pink and Hindi medium were bigger hits than piku. Give the credit where it is due. Otherwise we too will say that Deepika was just part of sucessful films.

Everyone is piggybacking on Deepika's success!

Chill, it was just an innocent question she was asked, and she replied aptly

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