Did You Know? These 6 Big Budget Movies Were Offered Initially To Other Male Actors –


It happens many a times that the celebs for whom the script is written accepts the same and get a kick start at work but then somehow due to numerous reasons , they have to back-out from the signed film . From the unavailability of dates to some personal issues , they just deny the film . But when the movie is actually presented to the audience and goes a blockbuster , we don’t even think of any other actor playing that character .

Today, we are introducing such films to you , which were initially offered to other actors .

Let’s have a look :

# 1 Shahid Kapoor Replaced Arjun Kapoor In Kabir Singh

Shahid played a fabulous character of Kabir in the movie Kabir Singh that we cannot even imagine anybody else, doing the same . But do you know that initially this role was offered to Arjun Kapoor ? Some reports have even claimed that he had already been signed for the film. But then , the things didn’t work out and the role was given to Shahid Kapoor.

# 2 Ranveer Singh Replaced Ranbir Kapoor In Dil Dhadakne Do

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The ultimate role of the character Kabir Mehra of the film Dil Dhadakne Do ,was initially written for the actor Ranbir Kapoor and he was all set to play the same as the role of Ayesha Mehra was to be given to Kareena Kapoor . He was happy to play the role with his real life cousin but somehow, Ranbir had to back-out of the project and the role went to Ranveer. Kareena too backed out of the film.

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There were also reports claiming that Ranbir denied for the role in the movie Gully Boy as he would be playing a supporting role.

# 3 Harshvardhan Rane Replaced Abhishek Bachchan In Paltan

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The popular director JP Dutta , who initially made film like Border , which was a super-hit, made the other one called Paltan . The director put all his efforts to make a wonderful movie , so as  Paltan reflected .The role of Maj. Harbhajan Singh was earlier given to actor Abhishek Bachchan and he accepted the same but when the movie was started Abhishek was replaced by Harshvardhan Rane.

# 4 John Abraham Replaced Sushant Singh Rajput In Romeo Akbar Walter

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John Abraham played the role of a RAW agent in the movie Romeo Akbar Walter. After Madras Cafe and other similar films , John has that aura to create an X-factor in these thriller films. However, if certain reports are to be believed, Sushant Singh Rajput was initially cast as the titular RAW agent in the movie.

# 5 Shah Rukh Khan Replaced Aamir Khan In Rakesh Sharma’s Biopic

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In the scenario of biopics , the new name added is of Astronaut Rakesh Sharma .Initially, it was announced that Aamir Khan would portray Rakesh Sharma.When a movie has Mr. Perfectionist , who would miss the same but unfortunately , he walked out of the project , which was a disappointment for his fans. But afterwards , Shah Rukh Khan accepted the role and the work is in pipeline for the same .

# 6 Harshvardhan Kapoor Replaced Sidharth Malhotra In Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

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For those , who haven’t seen the movie Bhavesh Joshi , it was a good one although it did not do those wonders at the box office but Harshvardhan Kapoor did a justified role and played the character of Sikkandar Khanna in the movie. Initially, Sidharth Malhotra was supposed to play this lead role but due to some circumstances Malhotra was replaced by Harshvardhan Kapoor.



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