Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone’s musical chair!

Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif have grabbed films meant for the other, indulging in a game of musical chairs.

Kat was being considered for the main lead opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Aanand L Rai’s next. The deal was almost sealed, but Rai dropped a bomb. Says a source, “He went ahead and cast DP in the film instead. It will now be her, SRK and another heroine who plays the second lead. Kat won’t be comfortable playing second fiddle to Dippy. So, that film is out of the question.”

Kat has got her revenge. There were murmurs that Karan Johar is planning to introduce a fresh pairing (Deepika and Fawad Khan) in his next production venture. But the Dharma film has now landed in Kat’s lap. Our khabroo confirms, “Katrina will be seen opposite Fawad in KJo’s next, to be directed by Shakun Batra. Karan and Kat have bonded over the last few months and pleased with her work in Baar Baar Dekho, he has offered her another film. Meanwhile, Deepika’s date diary is full because of Padmavati and her film with SRK. And his other fav Kareena Kapoor Khan is having a baby, so Karan is going ahead with Kat.”

Both the films are scheduled to go on floors this November.