7 Blockbuster Films That Shahrukh Khan Rejected

Films Rejected By Shahrukh Khan

Everyone wants to work with Shahrukh Khan, but only few get a chance as he usually prefers working with friends. Due to which, he has missed quite a films which proved to be blockbuster. We just wonder that how these movies will look with SRK in the lead.

Here is the list of films rejected by Shahrukh Khan.

1. Kaho Na Pyaar Hai


Shahrukh Khan was Rakesh Roshan’s first choice for Kaho Na Pyaar Hai after Koyla failed at the box-office. When things didn’t work out, Rakesh decided to launch his son Hrithik as the main lead. The film went on to create history at the box-office and won several awards. Most notably, Hrithik won every Best Actor award that year.

2. Lagaan


Ashutosh Gowariker first offered Lagaan to Aamir, who initially didn’t want to produce the film. He then went to SRK, who also rejected fearing that the film will not work. Ashutosh then convinced Aamir and the rest, as they say, is history. Lagaan is the only Oscar nominated Hindi film in the last 2 decades.

3. Jodha Akbar


Not many know that Ashutosh Gowariker wanted SRK for Jodha Akbar after the failure of Swades. Some say, he wasn’t too happy about the film’s shooting locations as it wouldn’t allow him to spend time with his kids during their vacation. The film was a huge critical & commercial success.

4. Munnabhai MBBSshah_rukh_khan_lagaan_munna_bhai_and_3_idiots_image_title_zzatp

It’s hard to even imagine anyone else playing the iconic role of Munnabhi apart from Sanjay Dutt. But both Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra wanted SRK for the film. Infact, Sanjay Dutt was to play the role of Zaheer, which eventually went to Jimmy Shergill. We have always wondered how SRK would have played the character of Munnabhai?

5. Rang De Basanti


The classic Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra film was also first offered to Shahrukh, who wasn’t keen on doing the film. Later on Aamir Khan did the film and received huge critical acclaim.

6. 3 Idiots


After two Munnabhai films, when Rajkumar Hirani wanted to adapt Chetan Bhagat’s book Five Point Someone into a film, he again wanted SRK to play the character that later went to Aamir. Post release, 3 Idiots went on to be the biggest grosser in the history of Indian cinema and fetched many awards.

7. Robot


Tamil director Shankhar wanted Shahrukh for Robot, a film which Rajinikanth eventually did in Tamil. Enthiran also created history grossing around 375 crores worldwide!

This was the list of blockbuster movies rejected by Shahrukh Khan. Tell us what are your views on this.

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15 comments on “7 Blockbuster Films That Shahrukh Khan Rejected”

  1. Only 3 idiots,rang de basanti role seems perfect for role for srk. Others munna bhai without sanjay,lagaan without aamir,robot without rajnikant,kaho na pyaar hai without hrithik cannot be imagined.

  2. agar srk sare film sign kar deta to sare actor vikhari ban jaate... To isi liye srk ne sign nahi kiya....

  3. Any of the above film starring SRK would have been disappointing at the end..All such roles were given to right man at the end
    Don't know why sites are so mch obsessed with SRK ?

      1. star wars...tu sabko paise pochane jata hai...tere salary kitni hai...shayad tujhe salary nahi mili isiliye galat bol rah hai..
        bollywood arena...dont post this Star wars..sleeping pill garbage post...common filter something...

  4. SRK could have doneKKNPH.& ROBOT. But that is his choice of films. He instead chose Ra.1..and hence his recent failures..they would have made money, but couldn't win hearts. He should really work on finding movies which really suite him.
    Salman, amir and Akshay seems to have found out what works for them. This idiot is still work under progress.

  5. Comment:@Sanjay,who the hell are u to call SRK idiot?When the mentioned actors were giving flops after flops he was only one who was and is consistent.So keep ur shit opinion with urself.

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