Director Nitesh Tiwari is coming up with his next project, which will be a series of films based on epic Mahabharata. Deepika Padukone had earlier confirmed that she would play Draupadi but now it is being heard that makers may cast Hrithik Roshan to play Lord Krishna. Apart from playing the role of Draupadi, Deepika Padukone will also bankroll Mahabharata.
Another producer Madhu Mantena had also said that Deepika Padukonw was the right choice for Draupadi as she was one of the most influential actresses in Hindi film Industry. Madhu Mantena is a very close friend of Greek God of Bollywood - Hrithik Roshan, he is in talks with the star for the role. Essaying Lord Krishna is a welcome challenge for any actor. This will be the first time that both the talented actors – Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan would be sharing the screen space together.