Bollywood stars get new projects accordingly to their preference. You think they get one or two projects in one time. Then, you’re wrong. Actors get several scripts and sometimes, they reject it or sometimes accepts it. Few times, they have the issue of dates and timing or sometimes they find the role unsuitable for them. Well, let’s talk on those actors who rejected some films which were the huge hits:
Salman Khan – Chak De India
Shah Rukh Khan’s one of the finest film Chak De India first went to Salman Khan but he refused to do it. He finds him self not a good choice for the role. The lead character was of a hockey coach and Salman decided to reject it. Well, SRK did this film and the film becomes a huge hit. Shah Rukh got the best actor Filmfare award for the lead role.
Kareena Kapoor- Kal Ho Naa Ho
Kal Ho Naa Ho is a heart touching film of Shah Rukh Khan. Preity Zinta was the lead actress but makers wantd to take Kareena Kapoor for the role of Naina but she rejected it and later, Preity Zinta bagged the lead. The film becomes the biggest hit and still, it’s an iconic SRK film.
Twinkle Khanna – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is one of the iconic romantic films of the 90s. The film was a blockbuster and it remained as finest work from Karan Johar. Rani Mukherjee who played Teena in the film was not the first choice of the makers. Makers earlier approached Twinkle Khanna to do the lead opposite Shah Rukh but she refused to do it.
Shahid Kapoor – Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti is one of the classic films in the 21st century. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s film was a blockbuster and achieved big appreciation. During the casting, Shahid Kapoor was approached to do a role in the film but he refused to do so because of the considering short role. Later, the role went to actor Siddharth. Shahid lost a big opportunity to be a part of this classic film.
Aishwarya Rai – Bhool Bhulaiyaa
2007’s horror comedy film Bhool Bhulaiyaa was the huge hit and got critics appreciation. The makers finalized Aishwariya Rai for the lead role and later it went to Vidya Balan who nailed it with the performance.
Deepika Padukone – Kick
Salman Khan’s Kick was a blockbuster and Jaqueline Fernandes was the female lead. Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui were also in prominent roles. First, makers offered the lead role to Deepika Padukone but she showed no interest so later Jaqueline did the film.
Hrithik Roshan – Hum Tum
Hum Tum was a romantic film which stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee. The film did very well at the box office and it’s one of the best films of Rani and Saif. Saif Ali Khan won the national award too. Earlier, the film was offered to Hrithik Roshan but he rejected due to the date issues.