Illeana to lock horns with Deepika for Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth's Rana is one of the most anticipated movies of 2012 where the superstar is expected to return to light the box office on fire once again after Enthiran. It is a common knowledge that Deepika Padukone has been roped in to play the lead lady in the movie. But now comes the twist - there will be two lead ladies in the movie wwoing the lead man and the second lady will be the very hot Telugu actress Illena D'Cruz. 
sources have confirmed that Ileana has been approached by KS Ravikumar for the second lead role in Rana. The filmmaker has made some changes from the original script.  It is believed that both the actresses will share equal footage. However, the director has refused to confirm and claims that they will announce the news about the cast in a few days.

Illena is now very much active in Tamil after her fallout with Telugu film makers. She has started shooting for Vijay's Nanban (3 Idiots remake) under Shankar's direction and Rana will be her second high profile movie in Tamil. With the two hot Diva's coming together with the God of south Rajinikanth "Rana" will be something to look forward to.