4 Films Rejected by Others That Made Amitabh Bachchan Star

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1. Zanjeer (1973)

Although the script was initially intended for Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan ultimately became the lead actor in the film.

2. Deewar (1975)

Yash Chopra initially considered Shatrughan Sinha for the lead role in this 1975 film.

3. Sholay (1975)

Shatrughan Sinha was the first choice for a role in this iconic film, but he declined, leading to Amitabh Bachchan's casting.

4. Don (1978)

Don was originally offered to Dharmendra, Jeetendra, and Dev Anand, all of whom turned it down, the role eventually went to Amitabh Bachchan, propelling him to stardom.

Box Office Collection

Zanjeer (1973) - 17.46 Crores

Deewar (1975) - 7.5 Crores

Sholay (1975)- 15.50 Crores

Don (1978) - 7.20 Crores

Number of Movies

With a cinematic journey spanning over five decades, Amitabh Bachchan has played pivotal roles in over 200 films.

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