Sometimes even Bollywood Stars forget their worth and charge more than they deserve. This has even cost them big film roles which would have been a blockbuster hit.
The Bollywood industry is the most significant film industry in the world. As our Bollywood had crossed its hundred years so, with this period, we have been watching every genre of films. With the different styles of cinema, we could see how our favourite celebrities have to work very hard to give their 100% to films. Some famous Bollywood actors hike their fee because of their popularity, that’s why sometimes they said ‘NO THANKS‘ to the film. Here we listed down some of our famous celebs who said no to iconic projects and prominent roles, and they might be regretting it now!
Here is the list of Bollywood actors who lost iconic films for charging high
Not many know that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial and blockbuster film ‘Padmavat’s iconic role Khilji was first offered to king Shahrukh Khan. But he charged the whopping amount of 90 crores. After this, the role was offered to Ranveer Singh that has become iconic now.
Bebo has been a part of some superhit movies. Interestingly, Karan Johar had offered her the role of Naina which was played by Priety Zinta in ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ but due to the hike that Kareena demanded Karan finalised Priety Zinta.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was offered Akshay Kumar’s role in ‘Jolly L.L.B. 2,’ but the Bollywood actor increased his fee and demanded 3.5 crore that was a bit much amount for the makers.
The diva of Bollywood Late. Sridevi was the first choice for SS Rajmouli directorial blockbuster film, ‘Bahubali.’ for the role of ‘Shivagami’. But, the Bollywood actor increased her fee and charged the whopping amount of 6 crores which was undoubtedly outside from the budget of the producers. Later, actress Ramya Krishna charged 2.5 crores for the same. Due to this, the iconic film’s iconic roles went to Ramya Krishna’s hand from Sridevi.
During the making of ‘Fanney Khaan’ initially, Rajkumar Rao’s role was first offered to R. Madhvan. But since the actor demanded a 1.5 crores colossal amount which was not possible for a small budgets film. That is enough for you to know what happened further.
Sonakshi Sinha made her Bollywood debut with Salman Khan’s hit film Dabangg. Later after seeing the success of the actress Sajid Nadiadwala offered her a lead role in ‘Kick’ but due to the demand for a huge amount, the role went to Jacqueline Fernandez.