7 Blockbuster Films Rejected by Jr NTR

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Dil (2003)

This 2003 action comedy that became a super hit and gave its producer the name 'Dil Raju' was helmed by Actor Nithiin after Jr. NTR rejected the role.

Arya (2004)

This directorial debut from Sukumar, produced by Dil Raju, that pushed Allu Arjun to fame was first rejected by Prabhas and then Jr NTR as he did not feel he was fit for the role in this youthful love story.

Bhadra (2005)

Boyapati Srinu's directorial debut that became a box office blockbuster was initially rejected by Jr NTR and Allu Arjun before it changed Ravi Teja's career.

Kick (2009)

This hit action comedy that was remade in Tamil, Hindi and Kannada also featured Ravi Teja in the lead role after it was turned down by Jr NTR.

Yevadu (2014)

Ram Charan's iconic role in this superhit also featuring Allu Arjun, Shruti Haasan and Kajal Aggarwal was initially offered to Jr NTR by director Vamshi Paidipally during the filming of Brindavanam (2010).

Oopiri (2016)

Karthis' role in Vamshi Paidapally's mega blockbuster also starring Nagarjuna, Tamannaah Bhatia and Prakash Raj was offered to Jr NTR who rejected the role.

Srimanthudu (2015)

Koratala Siva's action drama that is deemed as one of Mahesh Babu's best films and also features Shruti Haasan was initially offered to Jr NTR.

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