Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla
In 1993, Yashraj Chopra made the psychological thriller Darr. This film was also made under Yashraj’s banner. This was the picture that took Shah Rukh Khan’s career to new heights. Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol were also in the lead roles in the film. But, did you know that Juhi Chawla was not Yashraj’s first choice for Dar? Let’s know who was the Bollywood actress that Yashraj Chopra wanted to cast in Dhar.
Shah Rukh Khan played the role of Rahul Mehra in this film. While Juhi Chawla was in the role of Kiran Awasthi. But, the actress Yashraj preferred instead of Juhi Chawla was none other than Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai was the actress that Yashraj Chopra liked for Dar.
In the year 2023, in an interview with Bollywood Hungama, famous costume designer Neeta Lulla shared that Yashji had done Aishwarya Rai’s look test for the film. Before Juhi Chawla, the name of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan came to his mind. However, later they had to cast Juhi Chawla. Because, Aishwarya was not giving time for this film. Meanwhile, Aishwarya was busy in Miss World Present.
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In a way, saying no to this film turned out to be good for Aishwarya. If she had said yes to this film, she might not have won the title of Miss World. In 1994, Aishwarya Rai won the title of Miss World. After this, he made his debut in the field of acting with Mani Ratnam’s film in 1997. Aishwarya is one of the beautiful actresses of the 90s, who is still discussed in the Bollywood industry. Apart from Ash, Raveena Tandon has also said many times that she got the first offer for fear but turned down the film.
Raveena Tandon has also got an offer
According to an ANI report, Raveena Tandon had told that she was first offered the film Dar but she was not comfortable with some of its scenes. According to reports, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Divya Bharti have also received offers for lead roles in the film.