Did You Know Which Bollywood Actor Was First Offered The Role Of Albus Dumbledore? You'll Be Shocked!

Did You Know Which Bollywood Actor Was First Offered The Role Of Albus Dumbledore? You'll Be Shocked!
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The famous Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter was played by an experienced and authentic actor Richard Harris. But unfortunately, he was not able to continue after the first 2 parts. He died after the first 2 parts and later on he was replaced by Michael Gambon. 

But very few or almost none of the people know that one of the Indian actors was also asked for giving the audition for Dumbledore's role. This Indian actor is none other than Naseeruddin Shah. 

Check this out to know more about who was that Indian Actor.  


Richard Harris is the first dumbledore from Harry Potter series.

Richard Harris is the first dumbledore from Harry Potter series.

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Soon after the film series started Richard Harris died.

Soon after the film series started Richard Harris died.
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Sir Michael Gambon took the place of Richard Harris in Harry Potter series after his demise.

Sir Michael Gambon took the place of Richard Harris in Harry Potter series after his demise.
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He was the new Professor Albus Dumbledore and he played this role efficiently.

He was the new Professor Albus Dumbledore and he played this role efficiently.
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But, now everyone wants to know who was that Indian actor who was asked to audition dumbledore's role.  

The answer is Naseeruddin Shah. One of the most talented actor in Indian Cinema.

The answer is Naseeruddin Shah. One of the most talented actor in Indian Cinema.
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Naseeruddin's agent asked him to give an audition for the role of Albus Dumbledore.

Naseeruddin's agent asked him to give an audition for the role of Albus Dumbledore.
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But he never gave the audition and the reason behind this is unknown to everyone.

But he never gave the audition and the reason behind this is unknown to everyone.
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Well everyone will agree with the fact that he missed a golden chance. If only he would have given the audition he could have been the Professor Albus Dumbledore.