shahid kapoor, rang de basanti,

Shahid Kapoor is celebrating his 43rd birthday today. The actor has left a lasting impression with his acting chops in movies like Jab We Met, Haider, Kabir Singh, and Padmaavat among others. However, there were several movies rejected by the actor and one of them is Aamir Khan’s starrer acclaimed movie Rang De Basanti. As Shahid Kapoor turns a year older, let’s find out why he rejected Rang De Basanti and why he still regrets it.

When Shahid Kapoor rejected Rang De Basanti due to work commitments

During his appearance on Neha Dhupia’schat show, the actor once revealed that he had turned down Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s 2006 film Rang De Basanti. Kapoor expressed he regrets turning it down due to other commitments. He was offered the role of Karan Singhania, which was eventually played by Siddharth. He said, “I regret not doing the film. They wanted me to play the role of Siddharth. I’d cried while reading the script and loved it, but unfortunately, couldn’t make time for it.”

Apart from Rang De Basanti, other prominent movies that were rejected by Shahid Kapoor include- Bang Bang, Raanjhanaa, Rockstar, Shudh Desi Romance and Gori Tere Pyaar Mein.

Shahid Kapoor upcoming movies

On the work front, the actor’s latest release, Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya, is successfully winning the hearts of the audience at the box office. He is seen alongside Kriti Sanon in the film. Apart from this, he is gearing up for the release of the thriller Deva. He will be playing a cop in the flick which stars Pooja Hegde with him.

Also Read: Inside pics from Rakul Preet Singh and Jackky Bhagnani wedding: Ananya Panday, Shahid Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar dress to impress

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *