Tabloid reports suggest that producer Ramesh Taurani is very upset with Deepika Padukone after she walked out of 'Race 2' midway. Deepika had agreed to do the film after an initial delay, Deepika shot for the film for six days. According to the producer, Deepika just refused to do the film and did not even apologise for leaving him in the lurch.
Taurani told Mumbai Mirror, "I have been a part of the Hindi cinema industry for 25 years. I have made several blockbusters. I have worked with famous actresses like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Vidya Balan and Kareena Kapoor. But I have never faced a situation like this before."
Deepika's close friends, however had a different story to tell, "Constant delays are the reason Deepika’s can’t do Race 2. When the first delay happened, she adjusted her dates and shot for two days. But then again, she was informed that the dates were being changed. She would have liked to do the film but she couldn’t accommodate the new set of dates. She has conveyed her apologies to Ramesh Taurani. She had liked the script but unfortunately is not being able to juggle her dates any longer."
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