May 29, 2024, 11:17 PM IST

8 hit films rejected by Aamir Khan

Aman Wadhwa

Aamir Khan has starred in several blockbusters, but there have also been a few films that he refused and went on to become hits at the box office

Aamir Khan was offered Shah Rukh Khan's role in Darr, but he asked for a joint narration with Sunny Deol for which Yash Chopra didn't agree and hence, Aamir refused the film

When Shankar wanted to make his Bollywood debut with Nayak, he wanted Aamir Khan to lead it but due to some creative differences between the two, the actor rejected the film

After Nayak, Shankar even approached Aamir for 2.0, but the actor refused the film saying Rajinikanth was irreplaceable

Aditya Chopra wanted Aamir Khan to lead Hum Tum, but since the actor was going through his divorce with Reena Dutta at that point, he rejected the romantic comedy

Aamir Khan was offered Sunil Dutt's role in Sanju, Sanjay Dutt's biopic. But, he refused the film saying he would have only played the role of Sanjay in the film, and Ranbir Kapoor was already signed to play the titular character

Rajkumar Santoshi offered The Legend of Bhagat Singh to Aamir Khan, but he asked the director to take a young actor and refused the film

Lawrence D'Souza wanted Aamir to be a part of Saajan, but the actor rejected saying it's not his type of film. He didn't reveal whose role he was offered from the two leads, Sanjay Dutt or Salman Khan.

Aamir Khan wanted Kabir Khan to make certain changes in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which the director declined and hence, the actor refused the film