Bollywood actors are recognized across the globe. People all over the world are crazy about Bollywood movies. And the celebs also try everything to rule the film industry and people’s heart. These actors sometimes portray roles on the screen which make them immortal and sometimes they just miss an opportunity to make a mark by rejecting a role due to various reasons.
Do you know that your favorite actor also rejected some very important role in history and not just in Bollywood? Yes, these top Bollywood stars rejected Hollywood offers and missed a chance to become international stars.
1. Hrithik Roshan
Roshan was offered a role in the Hollywood movie The Pink Panther 2. He was asked to play the role of Vincenzo Roccara Squarcialupi Brancaleon, an Italian businessman who joins the Dream Team, because of his greek god looks. But Due to some unknown reason, Hrithik had to turn it down.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
Bollywood’s King Khan was the first one to be offered the role of the quizmaster in Slumdog Millionaire. The film was a huge success and went on to win Oscar. After Khan rejected it, Anil Kapoor grabbed the opportunity and stepped the ladder to success.
3. Deepika Padukone
Indian diva Deepika was offered to play the female lead against Vin Diesel in the seventh film of Fast And Furious series. But the duo later shared the screen space in xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
4. Ronit Roy
Television celebrity who has also made a mark in the film industry, Ronit Roy rejected a role in Hollywood film Zero Dark Thirty. However, the role he refused was never disclosed.
5. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka became an international sensation after she released her music album Exotix. She even appeared in American TV series Quantico, which won her several accolades. But do you know that she turned down the female lead role in Immortals? Yes, she did. And it was later played by Frieda Pinto.
6. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai rejected the role of Briseis which was later played by Rose Byrne in Troy. She also missed the opportunity to share the screen space with Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt.