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SRK was offered lead role in 1942: A Love Story that went to Anil Kapoor

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Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who garnered critical and commercial acclaim for his recent release 12th Fail, shared that Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan was his first choice for his period film 1942: A Love Story. The film, which starred Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala, underwent several changes regarding its cast. SRK’s contemporary, Aamir Khan, had also revealed that he was offered the part but declined it because he didn’t like the script. This story dates back to a time when SRK wasn’t the colossal star he is today. Recently, Vidhu said: “When I was making 1942: A Love Story, I had seen his work. Renu (Saluja, his then-wife) had edited a film called Maya Memsaab.He had a small role. So I offered him the role. I was the first person to offer him a role. He wasn’t a star then.” (IANS)

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