10 Legend actors who rejected famous roles in bollywood movie


Most actors try to be selective while doing movies but sometimes, they end up losing  a chance to be a part of a historical roles in hit movie.There are listed name of those actors with their rejected famous roles,movie and reason which they declined in this article.

1.Guru Dutt himself took up the role and no one missed Shashi Kapoor for it

Rejected Movie – Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam
Rejected Role -Ghulam (Guru Dutt)
Reason of rejection – Shashi Kapoor was late by two and a half hours,when he went to meet the dirctors


2. Two mistake of Dev Anands film career

Rejected Movie – Tumsa Nahin Dekha / Zanjeer
Rejected Role – Shankar (Shammi Kapoor) / Inspector Vijay (Amitabh Bachhan)
Reason of rejection – actress Ameeta was the centre of attraction in production. / he refused of Inspector Vijay role


3.Dharmendra was all ready to start shooting but finally he rejected

Rejected Movie – Zanjeer
Rejected Role – Inspector Vijay (Amitabh Bachhan)
Reason of rejection – His shooting for other films kept him busy


4. Shatrughan sinha was replaced by Big B

Rejected Movie – Sholay
Rejected Role -Jai(Amitabh Bachhan)
Reason of rejection – he told that there were already several big stars signed


5. When Amitabh Bachchan was invisible

Rejected Movie – Mr. India
Rejected Role -Mr. India (Anil Kapoor)
Reason of rejection – he did not want anything to do with the ‘invisible’ role.


6. Originally was to be starred by Dilip Kumar instead of Rajendra Kumar

Rejected Movie – Sangam
Rejected Role -Magistrate Gopal Verma (Rajendra Kumar)
Reason of rejection – He want to edit the final copy of the film and Raj Kapoor was never going to allow that


7. Danny Denzongpa considered for the role of bandit chief Gabbar Singh

Rejected Movie – Sholay
Rejected Role -Gabbar Singh (Amzad Khan)
Reason of rejection – Danny Denzongpa was committed to act in Feroz Khan’s Dharmatma (1975), under production at the same time


8. Character of Anand was inspired by Raj Kapoor

Rejected Movie – Anand
Rejected Role – Anand Sehgal(Rajesh Khanna)
Reason of rejection – Some personal problem


9. A twisted tale of puppy fat story in Mera Naam Joker

Rejected Movie – Mera Naam Joker
Rejected Role -Raju (Rishi Kapoor)
Reason of rejection – Randhir Kapoor was too fat to have been in the role


10. There are some ego collisions

Rejected Movie – Namak Halaal
Rejected Role – Raja (Shashi Kapoor)
Reason of rejection – Ego collisions with Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna