Alia Bhatt to Ranbir Kapoor to Varun Dhawan : Top actors who were rejected for major roles in auditions

First Published Dec 29, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Here's a list of a few famous Bollywood celebrities and established actors who were once rejected for major roles in auditions.

<p>Acting is a tough job, apart from all the glam and flashy lifestyle, it comes with its hardships and struggles. Getting rejected in auditions to being sidelined in a film, it's a part and parcel of an actor's job. Here are a few famous names who faced rejections in the audition.</p>

Acting is a tough job, apart from all the glam and flashy lifestyle, it comes with its hardships and struggles. Getting rejected in auditions to being sidelined in a film, it's a part and parcel of an actor's job. Here are a few famous names who faced rejections in the audition.

<p><strong>Ranbir Kapoor</strong><br />
Although Ranbir is known as one of the finest actors of the film industry and has delivered many top-notch performances. He was once rejected by Director Mira Nair for the critically acclaimed film Reluctant Fundamentalist because he did not fit the bill.</p>

Ranbir Kapoor
Although Ranbir is known as one of the finest actors of the film industry and has delivered many top-notch performances. He was once rejected by Director Mira Nair for the critically acclaimed film Reluctant Fundamentalist because he did not fit the bill.

<p><strong>Ranveer Singh</strong><br />
Gully Boy star Ranveer Singh was rejected for the movie Shaitaan. Reportedly he was also rejected from Bombay velvet because no one wanted to put their money on him.</p>

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Ranveer Singh
Gully Boy star Ranveer Singh was rejected for the movie Shaitaan. Reportedly he was also rejected from Bombay velvet because no one wanted to put their money on him.

 

<p><strong>Alia Bhatt</strong><br />
Alia Bhatt's audition clip for Wake Up Sid can be found on the internet. She had auditioned for the film when she was 17 but couldn't succeed.</p>

Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt's audition clip for Wake Up Sid can be found on the internet. She had auditioned for the film when she was 17 but couldn't succeed.

<p><strong>Deepika Padukone</strong><br />
Bollywood' dreamy girl Deepika Padukone was rejected for Beyond the clouds, wherein Deepika failed to impress the makers.</p>

Deepika Padukone
Bollywood' dreamy girl Deepika Padukone was rejected for Beyond the clouds, wherein Deepika failed to impress the makers.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Varun Dhawan</strong><br />
Varun Dhawan has effectively made his mark in the film industry. Although he has more commercial films to&nbsp;his name. He has proven his craft in movies like October and Badlapur. He was rejected for Suraj Sharma's role&nbsp;in Life of Pi and Pratiek Babbar's role in Dhobi Ghat.</p>

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Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan has effectively made his mark in the film industry. Although he has more commercial films to his name. He has proven his craft in movies like October and Badlapur. He was rejected for Suraj Sharma's role in Life of Pi and Pratiek Babbar's role in Dhobi Ghat.

 

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