Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra in his autobiography ‘The Stranger in the Mirror’ has spoken brazenly in his e book in regards to the difficulties he confronted whereas making the movie ‘Rang De Basanti’. Rakesh writes in his e book that it was very tough to choose which actor for the role of Karan Singhania in the movie. Farhan Akhtar, Abhishek Bachchan to Hrithik Roshan had been approached for this role however each well-known actor refused to do this role.
The role of Karan Singhania was first supplied to Farhan.
We first went to Farhan with the provide of Karan Singhania’s role, however he declined as he was a younger director. At that point, Farhan most likely did not see himself as an actor. So after I supplied him for this role, I used to be stunned. Told Abhishek additionally in regards to the role, he additionally did not present any particular curiosity.
Aamir had approached Hrithik Roshan
I spoke to Aamir in this regard and stated that you simply must also discuss to Hrithik for this role. Aamir additionally went to Hrithik’s home and stated that the movie is nice, do it. But issues did not work out. Eventually Siddharth was signed earlier than the capturing of the movie began. We noticed Siddharth’s Tamil movie Boys. Actors like Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher, Mohan Agashe and KK Raina are all masters in their appearing. Due to the contribution of all of the actors, we had been in a position to make such an exquisite movie.
Wanted to get Shahrukh to play Lieutenant Ajay Rathod
Earlier, Rakesh had additionally revealed that he had backed Shah Rukh Khan for the role of Flight Lieutenant Ajay Rathod. He had stated that Shahrukh did not have dates. He was very busy. In his e book, he revealed that Rakesh had gone to the US to signal Shah Rukh for the movie, the place Shah Rukh was capturing for Swades, however as a consequence of date constraints, the role was later changed by South famous person R Madhavan. did.