Actresses That Turned Down The Roles Opposite Khans

Blog By fatema  |  18-09-18

Every Actresses dream Of Working With The Khans But There Are Few That Reject The Roles Opposite Them

AISHWARYA RAI (RAJA HINDUSTANI)

AISHWARYA RAI (RAJA HINDUSTANI)

‘Raja Hindustani’ was third most commercially successful Bollywood film of the 1990s. The film featured Aamir Khan and Karisma Kapoor and the film's music compositions are remembered till date. Karisma also received her first Filmfare Award in the Best Actress in a leading role category. But Karisma was not the first choice for the film.

Aishwarya Rai was the first choice for the film but she turned down the offer because she was not interested in films at that point of time and was busy with her studies and modelling assignments.


JUHI CHAWLA (DIL TO PAGAL HAI)

JUHI CHAWLA (DIL TO PAGAL HAI)

Juhi and Shah Rukh did many films together and they made a great Jodi. The character Nisha was offered to many actresses before Karisma, it was not just turned down by Juhi Chawla but also by Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, Urmila Matondkar and Kajol and finally, Karisma did the role and she also received the National Award for Best Supporting Actress for that film.


SHILPA SHETTY (BAADSHAH)

SHILPA SHETTY (BAADSHAH)

Shilpa Shetty was already seen making her debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the successful crime thriller film ‘Baazigar’ and after the success of that film, she was offered ‘Baadshah’ and but the film was delayed way too much because of her and so she took the exit from the film and after that Karisma Kapoor was offered the role but she rejected for her reasons and finally Twinkle Khanna did the justice to the role.


KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN (KAL HO NAA HO)

KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN (KAL HO NAA HO)

Kareena is one of those actresses who has worked with all the Khans and unlike her sister she is very much choosy when it comes to scripts and she was the first choice for Karan Johar for playing the lead role in the film Kal Ho Na Ho but she demanded a huge amount of fee and so Karan decided to sign Preity Zinta instead of her and Preity was amazing in the film and loved by the audience.


PRIYANKA CHOPRA (GHAJINI)

PRIYANKA CHOPRA (GHAJINI)

Priyanka is recently making headlines for her engagement with Nick Jonas and she recently walked out from a film starring Salman Khan, Bharat. and before that Priyanka also turned down the film Ghajini, starring Aamir Khan and after that Asin who was actually seen in the original Tamil film did the Bollywood version of Ghajini too and she received a lot of praises and fame in the Bollywood industry. Priyanka turned down the film because she did not feel her role was convincing.


KAJOL (3 IDIOTS)

KAJOL (3 IDIOTS)

3 Idiots film was based on a novel written by Chetan Bhagat and the film featured Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi and Kareena Kapoor Khan. Before Kareena, the role was actually offered to Kajol but she refused to do it and so the role was passed to Kareena and Kareena received a lot of praises for that film and the film was a huge hit on the box-office.







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