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Bollywood Movies You Won't Believe Were Actually Rejected by These Actors

Bollywood is a world of wonders and there are a lot of things that happen in this industry that common people like you and me are often unaware of. The industry is so unpredictable that you don't get to speculate which film will work or which actor will work in which film. Most actors are picky when they choose films and in most cases, they reject roles offered to them. While you have been picturing and imagining your favourite actors as characters that they played, here is a list of actors who refused those roles. We must as well, give this initial casting a thought and think how these films would have been if the actors who rejected them didn't do so. 

Hrithik Roshan as Akash in Dil Chahta Hai

Yes, this role was originally written for our very own Duggu and I am still trying to figure out what made him refuse the role. 

Saif Ali Khan as Rahul in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

For this one, we are actually thankful to Saif because if he didn't reject the role, we wouldn't have found our Raj.

Kareena Kapoor as Nandini in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

It is hard to imagine this one because Aishwarya nailed it but Kareena gave it to her this time. 

Kareena Kapoor as Leela in Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

Well, looks like Kareena is way too picky about her roles. However, the chemistry between Kareena and Ranveer would have been really interesting to watch. 

Katrina Kaif as Meenamma in Chennai Express

Not really sure how she would sound with that accent but what matters is that she rejected a film opposite King Khan. 

Shah Rukh Khan as Munna Bhai in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Frankly, I can't imagine this!

Kangana Ranaut as Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture 

Did you just say no to one of the most iconic characters of Bollywood, Kangana? 

Aishwarya Rai as Aarti in Raja Hindustani

I think that was a big mistake. BIG MISTAKE. 

Akshay Kumar as Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Not sure if Akshay regretted not doing this role, but I think his fans would have wanted to see him in this role. 

Shatrughan Sinha as Jai in Sholay 

This is unimaginable but let's just consider it. For once, please? 

Shah Rukh Khan as Bhuvan in Lagaan 

Are you able to picture Lagaan without Aamir and with Shah Rukh Khan? Frankly, I can't. 

Salman Khan as Kabir in Chak De! India

Salman Khan teaching girls how to play Hockey? Not sure how that would look like. 

Deepika Padukone as Meera in Jab Tak Hai Jaan 

Looks like they have a pattern of saying yes and no for a film. (I know I have a bad sense of humor)