While it was reported that Shah Rukh Khan has been approached by Sanjay Leela Bhansali to play the male lead in his dream project Bajirao Mastani, sources close to the actor have denied the rumours.
A source has revealed that SRK hasn't been approached by SLB for the film and that they don't know where these reports are coming from, as Khan is presently shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year and then he'll get busy with Fan and Raees. Sources close to Bhansali have also rubbished the rumours stating that the script of the film is not ready yet.
It had been reported that Shah Rukh had met Sanjay and expressed his desire to work in the film, while the latter was shooting Ram Leela. The filmmaker initially wanted to cast Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Salman Khan as the film's lead pair however, things didn't work out when the couple's relationship ended.