7 Hit Films Rejected By Shah Rukh Khan

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3 Idiots (2009) - Prime Video

SRK was initially offered the role of Rancho, which he declined due to scheduling conflicts. The role eventually went to Aamir Khan, and the film became one of Bollywood's highest-grossing movies.

Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) - Zee5

Shah Rukh was the first choice for the lead role, but he turned it down. Hrithik Roshan took the part, marking his debut and leading the film to massive success​ .

Slumdog Millionaire (2008) - N/A

Danny Boyle offered SRK the role of the game show host, which he declined. Anil Kapoor played the role, and the film won eight Academy Awards.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) - Prime Video

Shah Rukh was the first choice for the role of Munna Bhai but had to refuse due to health issues. Sanjay Dutt took over and the film became a classic​.

Rang De Basanti (2006) - Netflix

SRK was offered the role of Flight Lieutenant Ajay Singh Rathod, but he turned it down. The role went to R. Madhavan, and the film was critically acclaimed​.

Jodhaa Akbar (2008) - Netflix

SRK declined the role of Emperor Akbar due to discomfort with the shooting locations and a desire to spend more time with his family. Hrithik Roshan played the role, and the film was a hit

Enthiran (2010) - N/A

SRK was approached for the lead role in this sci-fi film but declined over creative differences. Rajinikanth eventually starred in the film, which was a massive success​.

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