Look who rejected these Malayalam Hit Movies
Many Malayalam superstars had said no to some hit films in their lives. The movies rejected by some stars turned out to be a hit and it became a prosperity for the other star. The stars had said no to such movies due to lack of time or they felt like the role does not suit them. Some of such films are listed here.
1. Kunchacko Boban
Kunchacko Boban was once the chocolate star of Malayalam film. He was one of the busy actors before and he did not have enough time schedules to act in all offered movies. Narein's role in the movie Classmates was first offered to Kunchacko Boban. Dileep's role in Kammath and Kammath and Narein's role in Ayalum Njanum Thammil were also offered to him, but he did not accept it.
2. Fahadh Faasil
Fahadh Faasil who came back to movies after a long gap had become busy. Many of his movies could not make a hit at theaters. He rejected roles in some movies like Sapthamashree Thaskaraha, Double Barrel and Ivide.
Mega star Mammootty had said no to many films. Rajavinte Makan was one of a big movies which he rejected. Mohanlal accepted the offer and the movie gave a great opening for him. Mohanlal turned out to a superstar after this movie. Iruvar was the next film Mammootty rejected and Prakash Raj did the role. Ekalavyan, Memories, Run Baby Run were other movies which the actor did not have time to do. The blockbuster movie which broke all records, Drishyam, was also offered to Mammootty at first by Jeethu Joseph.
4. Dulquer Salmaan
Dulquer Salmaan was approached by Shyama Prasad for his movie Ritu but he did not accept it as he was not ready for acting and said he had to learn more lessons about film and acting. Later on Samrjyam 2 - Son of Alexander, the second series of Mammootty starred movie Samrajyam, was also rejected by Dulquer.
Oru CBI Diary Kurup was the first part in the series of the movies, in which the lead role Sethuramaiyar CBI is done by Mammootty. The character Sethuramaiyar was first offered to Mohanlal at first. But he rejected the role as he felt that the charater does not suit him. Even a negative role in the blockbuster movie Shivaji, starring Rajnikanth in lead, was offered to him. He said no to Sankar and actor Suman did the role.
Janapriyanayakan Dileep had a busy schedule during the early 2000's. He had to reject many movies which came to him due to his busy schedule.Chathikatha chandu and Perariyathavar includes in the movies he reject. Suraj Venjarumood had received the prestigious National Award for the movie Perariyathavar.
The youth icon Prithviraj had become more selcetive now a days and his movies are turning out to be hits in theaters. There were rumors that Farah Khan had invited him for a role in her Bollywood movie Happy New Year, but he could not accept it as he was busy with his Tamil movie Kaaviyathalaivan. He was also offered the lead role in Diamond Necklace and Mallu Singh. Fahadh Faasil and Unni Mukunthan were later opted by the directors for the respective movies.