Social media users may have come across a rather unusual hashtag trending that says #NotMyDeepika. Is it related to Deepika Padukone? Yes. But why did it start and how is it gaining momentum? Apparently, Deepika and her ex-flame Ranbir Kapoor were spotted outside Luv Ranjan’s office, and it seems like a new project is on cards, which involves the duo.
According to Bollywood Hungama, Nushrat Bharucha has also been roped in for the film. The actress has worked with Luv on several projects including Pyaar Ka Punchanama franchise and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. As of now, the untitled project will be produced and made by Luv Ranjan under his banner Luv Films. There are speculations that Ajay Devgn might be essaying the role of Ranbir Kapoor’s father. The project will go on floor by the end of 2019 and will release on Christmas 2020.
Although fans are happy to see Deepika and Ranbir share screen space, many weren’t agreeing to the idea that Deepika would work with someone who has been accused of harassment under the MeToo Movement.
Here's what fans have to say:
I'm pretty sure deepika will appreciate this even if she is not working with the man, knowing her fans don't just support her blindly and actually have brains & balls to call her out. Unlike other fandoms. So guys let's work together & trend this as much as can #notmydeepika— Aesthetic Angry Goddess (@Serena_Unger) July 20, 2019
Do y’all remember this? She was sorry to let us fans down, despite it not being her fault. This is the Deepika i know & admire. I still believe she values us all too much & our opinions matter to her. @deepikapadukone i hope you won’t let us down this time. #notmydeepika pic.twitter.com/djaK5kkO4l— Sanaya (@shahsanaya11) July 20, 2019
Meanwhile, on the work front, Deepika recently wrapped the shooting of Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak, which is slated to release on January 2020. It also stars Vikrant Massey and is based on the story of real life acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. She is currently also shooting for Kabir Khan’s ‘83 alongside husband Ranveer Singh, where she is essaying the role of former cricketer Kapil Dev’s wife Romi.