Baahubali: The Conclusion is a phenomenal movie and has shattered many records at the box office. It became the first Bollywood movie to earn a whopping 400 crore nationwide and 1000 crore worldwide.
The movie turned out to be a golden opportunity for all its actors besides those who rejected it. Yes, you read it right. There were some actors who were offered the roles in the movie, but they rejected the offer (their loss).
Here’s the list of 7 actors who rejected to work in the movie.
Hrithik was offered the role of Bahubali in the movie. SS Rajamouli planned to make Bahubali a full fledged Bollywood movie, so he approached Hrithik for the main lead. But he rejected the offer and chose Mohenjo Daro.
John was offered the role of the antagonist Bhallaladev, and the script of the movie was also sent to him. But the actor gave no response.
Vivek was also approached for the role of Bhallaladev. But due to some commitment, he refused to do the movie.
Sridevi was offered the role of Rajmaata Sivagami Devi. But the script didn’t impressed her, and she chose to work on Puli instead. The role later went to Ramya Krishnan.
In an interview, Sonam herself told that she was offered the role of Avantika in the movie. She liked the script too but due to reason unknown, she rejected the movie.
The south beauty, Nayantara was offered the role of Devasana but she rejected it.
Mohanlal was offered the role of Katappa but he turned down the offer. The role later went to Sathyaraj.