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Super Hit Bollywood Movies That Salman Khan Rejected

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Salman Khan may have done awesome movies which went on to create Box Office records, he may even have a number of great films in his kitty that will surely break all the present Box Office records but still there are a number of good films that the actor regrets rejecting.

Shahrukh Khan, a close buddy of Salman Khan once said in an interview, "I did movies rejected by Salman and Aamir and became a star." True to his words, Salman Khan ended up rejecting iconic movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge which ended up being so successful that it ran for 1000 weeks straight.

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You all know the films Shahrukh Khan rejected that went on to become super duper hits like Lagaan, Munnabhai MBSS, Rang De Basanti, Kaho Na Pyaar hai, 3 Idiots, Robot and Ek Tha Tiger.

But are you aware of the kind of movies that Salman Khan rejected, including the most recent one, Shuddhi? No? Then here we are with the list of movies that you won't believe Salman rejected.

Shuddhi was a sure shot hit movie that slipped Salman's hands and landed in Varun Dhawan's lap, like they say, one man's loss is another man's gain.

Check out his rejected movie list...

Kal Ho Na Ho:

Salman Khan did not want to play second fiddle to Shahrukh Khan so he turned down the role which eventually went to Saif Ali Khan.


Since he was dating Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at this time, he didn't want to be playing the role of her brother in movies and so he had rejected the movie.


Aamir himself suggested Salman's name for the role, for he thought Sallu would be apt. But Salman rejected the role for unknown reasons which lead to Aamir himself essaying the role of this super hit movie.

Chak De! India

This movie was written keeping Salman Khan in mind but since he did not have any dates, the movie was then offered to Shahrukh Khan.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Shocking? Salman was actually YRF's first choice for playing Raj in the film but for some unknown reasons he rejected the offer which then landed in SRK's lap.


Yet another film of Shahrukh Khan that was first offered to Salman Khan, Baazigar went on to create a undefeated King Khan in Bollywood.


Salman's date issues lead to the actor rejecting an iconic film with Karan Johar which has now landed in the lap of Varun Dhawan.

Farhan Akhtar's Movie

Salman was offered Farhan's next, but the actor refused this as well. seeing the number of offers from Farhan that Salman has been rejecting, may be the real reason is his father's issue with Javed Akhtar.

Aanand L. Rai's Next

Director Aanand L. Rai confirmed that Salman Khan rejected his offer to play a dwarf in his next film. Seeing the success Tanu Weds Manu Returns is getting, Salman probably took the wrong decision.

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