Top 8 Bollywood Actors Who Were Originally Signed Up For Playing Some Other Roles But Ended up Playing Another Role

Blog By fatema  |  30-06-18

They Chose To Play Another Roles In The Same Films In Stead Of Playing The Roles For Which They Were Actually Signed

Madhuri Dixit.

Madhuri Dixit.

Madhuri Dixit was originally signed to play Pooja in the film 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and was later signed up for playing Nisha when the role was turned down by other actresses.


Deepika Padukone.

Deepika Padukone.

Deepika Padukone had the choice to select between the role of Meera and Veronica and she selected Veronica, and the other role went to Diana Penty.


Sonu Sood.

Sonu Sood.

The role of Chulbul Pandey was originally offered to Sonu Sood, but the film grew in scale and Salman came on board as Chulbul Pandey and Sonu played Chedi Singh.


Akshaye Khanna.

Akshaye Khanna.

The original cast was supposed to be Saif, Hrithik and Akshaye Khanna. The lead role of Akash was to be played by Akshaye before Aamir came on board.


Sunny Deol.

Sunny Deol.

Sunny Deol was offered both roles and he chose to play the hero in Darr. But the film became popular for the villain in the film which was played by Shah Rukh Khan.


Abhishek Bachchan.

Abhishek Bachchan.

Abhishek was eventually selected to play Riteish's role in the film 'Bluffmaster' and but he was later taken up as the lead in the film.


Sanjay Dutt.

Sanjay Dutt.

Sanjay Dutt was actually signed up to play Zhaheer in 'Munna Bhai MBBS' The lead was offered to Shah Rukh who had date issue and thus refused the film ad so Sanjay Dutt was then taken as the lead.


Sania Malhotra.

Sania Malhotra.

Sania Malhotra auditioned to play both Geeta and Babita in Dangal and ultimately landed Baibta's role.








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