Big Films Turned Down By Bollywood Stars | Memsaab.com

Certain Characters In Our Hindi Films Have Become Synonymous With Particular Stars. But, These Actors Weren’t Always For The First Choice For The Roles

Shahrukh,Lara,Akshay And Tabu Awesome Look Photo Still

Shahrukh,Lara,Akshay And Tabu Awesome Look Photo Still
The Roles Of Shah Rukh Khan And Lara Dutta In Priyadarshan’s ‘Billu’ Were Initially Offered To Akshay Kumar And Tabu Respectively
 

Amir In Dhoti And Shahrukh In Suit Photo Still

Amir In Dhoti And Shahrukh In Suit Photo Still
In This Image: Amir Khan, Shahrukh Khan
SRK Was Also Offered The Lead Role Of Bhuvan In The Oscar-Nominated Film ‘Lagaan’. This Was After Aamir Khan Wasn’t Too Keen On Acting In The Movie He Was Producing. When Shah Rukh Khan Did Not Show Any Interest, Aamir Decided To Step In

AmitabhIn KBC And Anil In Slumdog Millionaire Photo Still

AmitabhIn KBC And Anil In Slumdog Millionaire Photo Still
Amitabh Bachchan Refused The Role In ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, Where He Had To Play Himself, Host Of The Game Show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. Like With Mr. India, The Role Again Went To Anil Kapoor

Hrithik And Shahrukh Smart Look Photo Still

Hrithik And Shahrukh Smart Look Photo Still
Hrithik Roshan Refused The Lead Character Of A NASA Scientist In ‘Swades’
 

Dil Chahta Hai Crazy Look Photo Still

Dil Chahta Hai Crazy Look Photo Still
If All Had Gone According To Play, The Cast Of ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ Would Have Been As Follows -- Akshaye Khanna, Hrithik Roshan And Saif Ali Khan. Hrithik Declined The Role As Did Abhishek Bachchan, And Aamir Khan Eventually Bagged The Acclaimed Role Of Akash Malhotra

Ranbir In Rockstar And Imran In Delhi Belly Performing Photo Still

Ranbir In Rockstar And Imran In Delhi Belly Performing Photo Still
In This Image: Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan
For ‘Delhi Belly’, Producer Aamir Khan Was Keen On Ranbir Kapoor Playing The Lead Role. However, Ranbir Wasn’t Happy With The Adult Content In The Film, Following Which The Role Went To Imran Khan

Preity,Aishwarya And Hrithik Smiling Photo Still

Preity,Aishwarya And Hrithik  Smiling Photo Still
Preity Zinta’s Character Of Nisha In ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ Was First Offered To Aishwarya Rai
 

Shahrukh And Saif Ali Nice Expression Photo Still

Shahrukh And Saif Ali Nice Expression Photo Still
Shah Rukh’s Evergreen Role In ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ Was First Offered To Another Khan; Not Aamir, Not Salman, But Saif

Rani And Vidya Gorgeous Look Photo Still

Rani And Vidya Gorgeous Look Photo Still
In This Image: Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan
Rani Mukerji Refused The Lead Part In ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, Which Was Adeptly Performed By Vidya Balan

Amir,Priyanka And Asin Sizzling Photo Still

Amir,Priyanka And Asin Sizzling Photo Still
Priyanka Chopra Was The Original Choice For The Hindi Remake Of ‘Ghajini’. However, Aamir Khan Convinced The Makers That Asin, Who Played The Lead In The Original Tamil Film, Was The Perfect Choice For The Remake

Ileana,Ranbir And Priyanka Photo Still From Movie Barfi

Ileana,Ranbir And Priyanka Photo Still From Movie Barfi
Anurag Basu Wanted To Cast Katrina Kaif As The Narrator-Actress In ‘Barfi’. Her Choc-A-Bloc Schedule Came In The Way, Following Which South Star Ileana D’ Cruz Got Her Bollywood Debut

FardeenAnd Akshaye Angry Look Photo Still

FardeenAnd Akshaye Angry Look Photo Still
Fardeen Khan Was To Play The Negative Character Enacted By Akshaye Khanna In ‘Race’

Saif Ali,Rani And Vivek Photo Stills From Their Movie

Saif Ali,Rani And Vivek Photo Stills From Their Movie
Vivek Oberoi Was Offered The Lead Role Of Cartoonist Karan Kapoor In ‘Hum Tum’. He Refused It, A Decision He Might Well Be Regretting

Madhavan,Soha Ali And Shahrukh Dashing Look Photo Still

Madhavan,Soha Ali And Shahrukh Dashing Look Photo Still
The Character Of R. Madhavan In ‘Rang De Basanti’ Was Initially Offered To SRK, Who Couldn’t Accept It Due To Date Issues

Amir,Kareena,Shahrukh And Anushka Dancing Photo Still

Amir,Kareena,Shahrukh And Anushka Dancing Photo Still
Shah Rukh Was Also Approached For The Role Played By Aamir In ‘3 Idiots’, But Things Did Not Work Out
 
 
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