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Vidhu Vinod Chopra‘S ‘1942 A Love Story‘ one of the unforgettable movies Anil Kapoor. The film is also known for its extraordinary music. But did you know that Anil was not the first choice for the film? Chopra had first offered the film to Shah Rukh Khan. The filmmaker made this statement recently at the Kellogg School of Management.
The ‘Parinda’ director said, “Shah Rukh had a history with me. I had seen his work while shooting 1942: A Love Story. He had edited a film called Renu (his then wife Saluja). Maya Memsaab. He had a small role. That’s why I offered him the role. I was the first person to offer him a role. He wasn’t a star then.”
For those who don’t know, Vidhu Vinod Chopra was married to Renuka Saluja. The couple married in 1976 and were together for seven years. After publishing this, he married Anupama Chandra.
Finally Vinod went ahead and signed Anil for the film. But another trivial thing is that Madhuri Dixit originally offered Manisha KoiralaPart of. Anil and Madhuri have featured in a hit duo in many films like ‘Tezaab’ and ‘Parinda’.
We are talking about Chopra’s relationship with SRK. Years later, he had also offered ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ to Shah Rukh. However, he had to leave the project due to an operation he had. During the conversation, Vidhu said: “I told him to go, take a break for six months or a year. But when you come back, the first film you do will be my film. Due to complications, he did not produce the film. So I told Sanjay Dutt is the right choice for it.”
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