Deepika Padukone was snapped meetin Luv Ranjan, who is making a film with Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgn
Deepika Padukone was snapped meetin Luv Ranjan, who is making a film with Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgn

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Deepika Padukone Not In Luv Ranjan’s Next? Says She Won't Work With Those Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Published:

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  • In a recent interview, Deepika replied she ‘would not’ when asked if she’d work with anyone accused of sexual harassment.
  • The actress’ statement come in the wake of her meeting with Luv Ranjan, accused in the #MeToo movement last year
  • Her name is being linked to Ranjan’s film also starring Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgn.

Deepika Padukone fans might have good news. After fans trended #NotMyDeepika when rumours of her signing Luv Ranjan’s next surfaced, the actress has stated that she won’t work with anyone accused of sexual harassment. 

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In a recent interview with a fashion magazine, Deepika replied, 'No' and that she ‘would not’ when asked if she’d work with anyone accused of sexual harassment. 

The actress’ statement come in the wake of her meeting with Luv Ranjan, who was one of the names accused in the #MeToo movement that took the industry by storm late last year. The 33-year-old was snapped along with Ranbir Kapoor, as they visited the filmmaker a few days ago. Ranbir is set to star with Ajay Devgn in the movie, which according to reports, is a romantic comedy with action sequences. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Within hours of the meeting, fans of the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ star expressed their ‘concern’, urging her not to sign the film. They stated that she shouldn’t 'ruin her reputation' and that it was her responsibility to 'set the right example.' 

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Previously, even Alia Bhatt had met Ranjan and speculation of it being Ranbir-Ajay-Deepika- Alia starrer also started doing the rounds. 

An anonymous actress had accused Luv Ranjan of asking her to strip while auditioning her. He had then apologised to anyone ‘who felt hurt’, saying he was ‘not this man’. 

Though Ajay Devgn had then said he won't work with anyone accused of sexual harassment, the duo’s ‘De De Pyaar De’ released earlier this year, where Ranjan was one of the producers and writers.

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