After Sridevi’s untimely death, Madhuri Dixit Nene had been approached to play the role initially meant for Sridevi in the film.
Janhvi, who is currently shooting for her debut film Dhadak, took to Instagram to confirm the developments. She wrote: “Dad, Khushi and I are thankful to Madhuriji for now being a part of this beautiful film.”
Karan Johar had planned Shiddat with Sridevi, but his dreams were shattered by the actress’ sudden demise.
“Shiddat was going to star Sridevi, Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt as the lead characters. It was to be directed by Abhisek Varman, who directed Hasee Toh Phansi for Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.