Over the years, Bollywood has seen some of the most talented actresses who have managed to win millions of hearts with their acting prowess, and one of them is Anushka Sharma who enjoys huge success. The actress made her big debut in the industry with Aditya Chopra’s 2008 film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi starring Shah Rukh Khan and since then Ae Dil Hai Mushkil actress hasn’t looked in back.
Anushka topped the industry with her immaculate performances which were appreciated by the audience, but she also rejected a few which would have left a stronger impression on her fans. Now, let’s take a look at some Anushka Sharma rejected Bollywood movies that we bet you might not know about.
Anushka Sharma rejected the films:
The film’s director, Imitiaz Ali, first approached Anushka for the role of Tara, but the actress was apparently unhappy with it and turned down the film. Later, Deepika Padukone tried out for the role alongside Ranbir Kapoor in the film.
Ki & Ka
Apparently, the film was first offered to Anushka but she turned it down and so it went to Kareena Kapoor Khan who tried out for the role of Kia Sahni with Arjun Kapoor playing Kabir Bansal. The film was also praised by netizens and it was also a box office success.
Baar Baar Dekho
Farhan Akhtra, the producer of the film, had asked Anushka Sharma to play the main character of the film, but she refused the offer and she could not join. The role was then offered to Katrina Kaif.
3 Idiots is widely regarded as one of the most iconic Bollywood films of all time, directed by Rajkumar Hirani and loosely adapted from the novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat. Apparently this time Anushka didn’t reject the movie, in fact she had auditioned for this hit movie but Hirani rejected her. However, the director cast Kareena Kapoor Khan for the role. It starred Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi in the lead roles.
The film is based on Chetan Bhagat’s 2009 novel 2 States: The Story of My Marriage. Anushka was reportedly approached to play the lead role in the film. However, she turned it down because she wouldn’t have found the storyline very compelling. Later, Alia Bhatt joined the film alongside Arjun Kapoor.
Meanwhile, Anushka, who was last seen in the 2018 film, Zero starring Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif is set to make her Bollywood comeback with Chakda Xpress, inspired by the life and times of the Former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and actress will play the pivotal role he plays in it.
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