Certain Bollywood actors play an enigmatic role on the silver screen which captures the mind of the audiences and makes them immortal. Or sometimes they just miss an opportunity to make a mark by rejecting some of the big roles. Check out these Bollywood celebs who rejected Hollywood films and why?
Bollywood celebrities try hard to rule the industry and steal the heart of audiences with their performances. People all over the world are crazy about Bollywood movies.
As of now, actors just want to rule the Bollywood industry and audiences, isn’t it? Not just Bollywood, few actors were offered a chance to work in Hollywood and they impressed all with their performances. But do you know there are so many celebrities who were approached to work in Hollywood but they lost the chance? Yes, you heard it right!
Bollywood celebs who refused to work in Hollywood movies
We have compiled a list of Bollywood celebs who rejected to work in Hollywood films. Scroll down!
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known for her beauty and her acting skills not just in Bollywood but also in Hollywood. She was approached for a Hollywood film opposite Brad Pitt for the film ‘Troy’ but Aish rejected the offer sighting kissing scenes in the film. This film was big enough to change her career graph in Hollywood.
The handsome hunk of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan missed the chance to work in Hollywood. He was offered to play a role in ‘Pink Panther 2’ but unfortunately, the actor had to turn down the offer owing to his busy schedule.
Deepika Padukone made her Hollywood debut in ‘XXX: Return of Xander Cage’, and was appreciated for her acting skills in her Hollywood debut film. After that, she was offered ‘Fast and Furious 7’ and the shocking part is the diva refused the offer for ‘Happy New Year’
Shah Rukh Khan:
The King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan got the big offer to work in a Hollywood film. He was approached for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ but he refused the offer as he thought the role was not suitable for him. After that Anil Kapoor played the role and impressed everyone with his brilliant acting skills.
We all know that Priyanka Chopra Jonas is a big name in Bollywood and Hollywood. The actress made her debut in Hollywood with her album song ‘Exotic’ after which she made her acting debut in Television series ‘Quantico’ but do you know she was also offered the ‘Immortals;? Yes, but the actresses said NO because she was shooting for ‘7 Khoon Maaf’.
Irfan Khan was also offered a Hollywood movie. He got a chance to appear in the Hollywood film ‘Interstellar’ but the actor turned down the offer as he was busy with the movie ‘The Lunch Box’.
Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar was also approached for a Hollywood untitled film opposite Dwayne Johnson. But, the actor rejected the offer as he believed that the role was not suitable for him.