Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is not part of Karan Johar's 'Shuddhi' and according to her the project has been shelved. Hrithik Roshan was cast in the lead for the film but he quit due to health reasons. Kareena, who was finalised opposite Hrithik, also left the project.
Reportedly, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were also offered the movie but they are now working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani'. There were rumours that Salman Khan and Kareena would be part of the film but the 33-year-old actress has rubbished such reports.
"Will Salman be part of 'Shuddhi'? It is all created by you all (media). 'Shuddhi' is shelved. Karan is working on 'The Warrior' remake I think with Siddharth Malhotra and Akshay Kumar... This is what Karan said. It (shooting) will start in August," Kareena told reporters here. Kareena said she shares a good bond with Johar, contrary to reports that all is not well between them. "Karan and me meet often. He loves to party. He is a very good friend. He is a brother to me and we share a deep bond. He is somebody who can be there for you," Kareena said.
Kareena has also denied reports that she is working in Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming thriller 'Durga Rani Singh'.
"I am not doing that film. I said no," Kareena said without giving details. There were reports that Ashutosh Gowarikar had cast Kareena oppsite Hrithik Roshan in his next but the actress denied it.
The 33-year-old actress, who married Saif Ali Khan in 2012, says her priorities are different now and she wants to do only those films that suit her schedule.