June 11, 2022 (New Delhi): Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani’s film ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ has rocked the box office. The film, directed by Anees Bazmee, had earned Rs 14 crore on its first day itself. At the same time, now soon this horror comedy can also join the club of 100 crores. The film is a sequel to Akshay Kumar’s 2007 film Bhool Bhulaiyaa. The film also stars Tabu and Rajpal Yadav in lead roles. But did you know that Vidya and Kiara were not the first choice to play Manjulika in ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’ and ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. Prior to this, other actresses were offered the role, which they turned down. Later Vidya and Kiara became a part of this film.
Here’s the list of 5 actresses who rejected to be a part of Bhool Bhulaiyaa:
If reports are to be believed, the character of Avni in ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’ was first offered to Aishwarya Rai. But the actress turned down the offer. She said that she does not want to do haunted roles.
After Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukerji was offered the role of Avni, but Rani also declined. However, the reason behind his turning down this offer was not revealed. After this the makers reached out to Vidya Balan and she said yes to become Avni.
Makers also tried to make Katrina Kaif a part of this film. But he had reached out to Katrina for Amisha Patel’s character Radha in ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’. Katrina did not want to play the second role and she refused the role.
Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan was the first choice for ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. He was first offered the film, but he declined the film due to other projects. At the same time, Karthik Aryan and Sara Ali Khan have been seen together in ‘Love Aaj Kal 2’.
The makers had approached Shraddha Kapoor for the film after Sara, but Shraddha rejected the offer of the film due to her busy schedule. Only after this Kiara Advani became a part of the film. Fans are liking the pairing of Karthik and Kiara a lot since the release of the film.
By line: Divya Thearia