MUMBAI : The king of romance Shah Rukh Khan has given us movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, K3G, Veer Zaara, Chak De India, and many more. The actor has made us fall in love with him and has delivered amazing performances over the years. He is also known for his negative roles in Darr, Baazigar, Anjaam, Don, and others.
He was last seen in Anand L. Rai’s Zero, which didn't work at the box office. However, his performance was appreciated.
He has featured in a lot of hit films in 27 years, but like any other actor, SRK too rejected a few movies that turned out to be blockbusters.
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So here are a few superhit movies that were rejected by SRK.
Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000)
This Hrithik Roshan was first given to SRK. It was Hrithik who suggested to his father Rakesh Roshan to opt for a fresh face, as he had done endless number of movies with SRK.
Later, the actor went on to refuse another movie that created history in Indian cinema, Lagaan. He was offered the role of Bhuvan, which later went to Aamir Khan.
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
SRK rejected Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. The producers' first choice for Munna was SRK and for Circuit was Sanjay Dutt.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
Aamir Khan starrer Rang De Basanti was loved by fansm SRK was offered the role of an air force pilot, but he rejected the role, and later, the part went to R. Madhavan.
Jodha Akbar (2008)
After Swades, Gowariker wanted to work with SRK once again, so he offered him Jodha Akbar, but the actor rejected the role because it is said that he was not comfortable with the shooting locations and wanted to spend time with his family. Later, his part went to Hrithik Roshan and the rest is history.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
The movie that brought an Oscar to India, Slumdog Millionaire, was offered to SRK. The role of the quiz master was given, but the actor rejected the role and the part went to Anil Kapoor.
3 Idiots (2009)
The role of Rancho from 3 Idiots was initially offered to SRK. He rejected it, and the role went to Aamir Khan. SRK called himself the 4th Idiot later for rejecting this movie.
Rajnikanth starrer Robot, directed by Shankar, was initially given to SRK, but the actor had a fallout with the director with regard to the script and he walked away from this project. Another reason the two clashed was because Shankar wanted to do the film's computer graphics through Hollywood's Stan Winston Studios, but SRK wanted Red Chillies VFX to do it.
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