Bollywood Actress Deepika Padukone Who will soon start work on Meghna Gulzar's film has reportedly turned Down Aamir Khan's 1000 crore project Mahabharat. Reports state that Deepika Padukone was chosen to play the role of Draupadi in the film. However, there is no official statement from the actress as such.

On a similar note, scriptwriter Anjum Rajabali revealed that Aamir is so consumed by Mahabharatha that he had dropped the Rakesh Sharma Biopic Salute.  Salute, which is now titled Saare Jaha Se Achcha, was earlier offered to Aamir but due to his involvement in Mahabharata, the biopic on astronaut Rakesh Sharma, will now feature Shahrukh Khan. According to reports, Aamir will soon begin work on Mahabharata. The actor will be flying to the USA to work on the script and other technicalities of the big-budget epic