Ajay Devgn is the Singham of Bollywood who has shown his versatility in acting through all these years. But there have been many superhit movies that he rejected. Let’s check out blockbuster Indian movies rejected by Ajay Devgn.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Bajirao Mastani is one of his best works to date. Apparently, it was first offered to Ajay Devgn. He turned down the role because his terms and conditions were not approved.
Karan Arjun is a classic, also because it stars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. But Salman’s role was first offered to Ajay Devgn. And he rejected it because of creative differences with the director, Rakesh Roshan.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
It is hard to imagine someone else playing Rahul other than SRK in this movie. But did you know the role was first offered to Ajay Devgn. But reports say that the Gangaajal actor chose to walk out.
The latest movie that Ajay Devgn rejected is SLB’s epic controversial drama Padmaavat. The director planned to cast Ajay Devgn as Alauddin Khilji. But due to date issues, Devgn denied the offer.
It seems like a lot of Shah Rukh Khan movies were earlier offered to Ajay. Reportedly, Yash Chopra contacted Devgn to star in Darr. But he was busy shooting for another film and never responded to the offer.
Ajay was about to make his South Indian movie debut with Indian 2. In fact, the Robot director Shankar was very keen on casting him. He offered Ajay to play the villain in the Kamal Haasan starrer. Though he loved the script, he had to reject because of date issues.
Ajay Devgn was all set to star in Rajkumar Santoshi’s Power. But he dropped out because of his clash with the director and date issues. The movie later was shelved and never got made.
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