Did you know that THIS actor was first approached for Aamir Khan’s role in ‘Dil Chahta Hai’?
Farhan Akhtar made his directorial debut with ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ in 2001 starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna. The movie received an overwhelming response from the audience and it still remains to be one of the most loved films in Bollywood.
Did you who was the first choice for Aamir Khan’s role in Dil Chahta Hai?
Akshaye Khanna was considered for the role of Akash in the film. Yes, you read it right! According to reports, Farhan was trying to convince Aamir to be part of the film for months, and meanwhile, he had roped in Akshaye to play the character of Akash in the film. However, when Aamir finally gave his nod for the film, Akshaye’s character was changed and Aamir was given Akash’s character.
Akshay Khanna too impressed one and all with his character of Sid in the movie.
Aamir, on the other hand, won hearts with his vibrant and lively character. The movie also starred Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia in the movie. The film went on to become one of the blockbuster hits of the time and is still loved by the audience.
Currently, Bollywood celebs are self-quarantined at home due to coronavirus lockdown. The shooting of the films has come to a halt and releases have been postponed.