SRK is back with a bang on silver screens after a long break that lasted for more than 4 years. Moreover, his comeback movie ‘Pathaan’ successfully revived Bollywood and broke the curse of continuous flops. Last year, Bollywood went through its worst phase and downfall with thousands of people calling for ‘Boycott Bollywood’. Almost every other movie failed to impress the audience except a few.
Pathaan is all set to enter the 1000 crore club anytime soon and the actors are busy in basking the success of the same. But did you know? Pathaan actor SRK aka King Khan has rejected a few Hollywood movies that were massive successes. That’s not all his co-star Deepika also said no to a couple of Hollywood projects.
In this article, we will tell you about the Hollywood movies rejected by Bollywood stars.
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King Khan rejected Slumdog Millionaire and the role was eventually passed on to Anil Kapoor.
Akshay Kumar was offered a movie with Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock but he turned down the offer because he was having no plans of working in Hollywood at that time.
Pathaan fame Deepika rejected the role in Fast and Furious 7 opposite Vin Diesel.
Irrfan Khan said no to the role in one of the most popular movies of all time ‘Interstellar’ which was later passed on to Matt Damon.
Priyanka Chopra was offered a role in MCU’S ‘Immortals’ but she turned it down because of a Bollywood project.
Hrithik Roshan refused to work in the Pink Panther 2 due to his busy schedule.
Naseeruddin Shah was offered the role of Dumbledore in Harry Potter but he refused because he was having issues with being auditioned first.
The late legendary actor was offered the lead role in the Hollywood film The Lawrence of Arabia directed by David Lean. He rejected the role because of his commitment to Hindi movies.