Dec 8, 2023, 07:28 PM IST

7 films Sunny Deol rejected, including two blockbusters


This multi-starrer was planned with Sunny Deol as one of the leads, but the actor refused, and the makers zeroed in Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Shah Rukh Khan. Trimurti witnessed a good opening, but the movie flopped badly


Not Shah Rukh Khan, but Sunny Deol was the first choice of Rakesh Roshan for his directorial. However, Sunny wasn't convinced with the story, and that's how SRK headlined the action drama


Initially, Sunny Deol was supposed to lead Rajkumar Santoshi's directorial. But the actor turned down the project for reasons best known to him, and Anil Kapoor replaced him


Not Akshay Kumar, but Sunny Deol was the first choice of Suneel Darshan for his directorial Jaanwar. Reportedly, Sunny felt that the central character is similar to Jeet, and thus he declined the film


After Sunny rejected Pukar, reportedly, he was replaced by Ajay Devgn in Rajkumar Santoshi's next film, Lajja.


Yes, this blockbuster romantic drama, Shah Rukh Khan's debut film was originally offered to Sunny Deol. The makers approached Sunny for Ravi Ahuja, but the actor was committed to other projects, and thus Rishi Kapoor stepped in


As Times of India reported, writer-director Anurag Singh approached Sunny Deol for his Hindi directorial debut. After the actor-politician declined the role, Anurag roped in Akshay Kumar. Kesari was among the biggest blockbusters of 2019


On the work front, Sunny was last seen in blockbuster Gadar 2

On the work front, Sunny reunited with director Rajkumar Santoshi in Lahore 1947. The upcoming film is produced by Aamir Khan