[dropcap]M[/dropcap]UMBAI – Deepika Padukone is considered to be the reigning queen of Bollywood. In the short span of her career, the actress has made a mark with her successful films and outstanding performances. She is one of the hottest and glamorous actress in Bollywood and has her unique chic style. But at several point in her career she regretted decision of not taking up a role offered to her first.
Here we bring to you list of movies rejected by Deepika Padukone.
Deepika Padukone had once expressed the desire to work with Salman Khan. For the first time Salman Khan has signed the movie based on sports. Deepika Padukone was the first choice for this film. But she rejected the movie due to some reason.
Shuddhi is an upcoming Bollywood movie, which is being produced by Karan Johar. At first Salman Khan signed for lead role, but he was not ready to do this project due to his recent hit-and-run case. Deepika Padukone was also offered the lead role in the film but due to some date issues Deepika Padukone rejected and chose Bajirao Mastani over Shuddhi.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Deepika Padukone missed the chance to work in Yash Chopra’s last movie. The role of Meera was first offered to Deepika Padukone before Katrina Kaif. Jab Tak Hai Jaan was also emerged as the third-highest-grossing Bollywood film overseas at that time, after 3 Idiots and My Name Is Khan.
Fast & Furious 7
Deepika Padukone was busy with the shoot of ‘Goliyon ki Raasleela-Ram Leela’, so due to some date issues she had to turned down the offer in Hollywood.
Katrina Kaif’s role in Dhoom 3 was initially offered to Deepika Padukone. However, The film broke many records on its opening days in India and abroad. Deepika Padukone rejected this movie due to her prior commitments.
Deepika Padukone was the first choice for the lead role in Roy opposite Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal. The role was then finally played by Jacqueline Fernandez.
Deepika Padukone was first considered for the female lead role in role. But she rejected the movie and after much discussions, Jacqueline Fernandez was signed on to act in the film.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Deepika Padukone was approached for Sooraj Barjatya’s film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo opposite Salman Khan. Apparently, Salman Khan wanted her to give dates for “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, but instead she allotted her dates to director Imtiaz Ali. Later Sonam Kapoor was selected for the role.