- Alia was approached for the role opposite Prabhas in Saaho
- Karan was also reportedly excited about the collaboration
- Shraddha plays the female lead in Saaho now
"So at a stage when she's setting such a bright example as far as her film choices are concerned, she doesn't want to break the chain by doing a film where she is more like a supporting cast," the source added. Karan Johar was also reportedly excited about the collaboration. Alia was the immediate next choice after Anushka Shetty was ruled out for the role. Anushka and Prabhas are co-stars of the blockbuster Baahubali series of movies.
While a movie with the Baahubali star may appear rather tempting, Alia's family stood by her decision to give it a pass: "Even her family approved of her decision and have no regrets whatsoever," said the source. Earlier, it was reported that Shraddha reportedly trumped a series of actresses including Katrina Kaif and one-film-old Pooja Hegde.
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