Films Rejected by Hrithik Roshan

In his directorial debut, Farhan Akhtar wanted Roshan to play Sameer, but Saif Ali Khan was cast instead.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Ashutosh Gowariker's first choice for the central role in this Oscar-nominated picture was Hrithik Roshan and not Aamir Khan

Lagaan (2001)

Hrithik Roshan had to turn down Ashutosh Gowariker for the lead role in this popular Shah Rukh Khan movie again because he didn't fit with what the director came up with.

Swades (2004)

If it were up to the people who made this classic crime comedy, Roshan would have played the lead role of Bunty instead of Abhishek Bachchan, who gave a great performance.

Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

It was Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who first offered Roshan the part of Karan Sanghani, who was played by Siddharth at the time.

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Roshan was approached for SS Rajamouli's historical fantasy epic, which became a record-breaking blockbuster, after his work in Jodhaa Akbar.

Baahubali (2015)