Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka ChopraVarinder Chawla

Shah Rukh Khan's "Don 3" will be made if and when Farhan Akhtar finds the right script. And what's unfortunate is that it may not feature Priyanka Chopra.

Farhan is keen on signing up Deepika Padukone for the third instalment, Bollywood Bubble reported. This has apparently come in the way of Farhan and Priyanka's friendship and there's a cold war brewing between the two.

Priyanka isn't on good terms with Deepika either. According to a BollywoodLife source, the stars avoided each other the whole time they were attending the Indian International Film Academy Awards 2016 at Madrid, Spain. They were even scheduled to perform together, but settled for individual acts instead.

The friction is probably because Deepika's Hollywood debut could steal Priyanka's thunder in the international grid.

"Clearly Priyanka thought she'd be Bollywood female face in Hollywood after Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. But then Deepika sneaked into her American dream with 'xXx.' Now, Priyanka's 'Baywatch' and Deepika's 'xXx' are expected to be out around the same time. Since there is just so much space in Hollywood for a Bollywood beauty, the two will be vying for the same parts in the US," an insider informed Hindustan Times.

Meanwhile, Farhan is appreciative of the fact that people have been waiting for another "Don" for so long, but also adds that he has to feel proud about the film once it's done and not just make it because people want it so.

Jacqueline Fernandez, Katrina Kaif and Shraddha Kapoor are some of the names who have been briefly associated with the project so far.