5 dropped big tickets of rajnikanth, kamal haasan, shahrukh khan, vijay, vikram and ajith

5 dropped big tickets of rajnikanth, kamal haasan, shahrukh khan, vijay, vikram and ajith

Now and then Kollywood A-league actors have been attempting with unparalleled ventures that have taken them to the new level of cinema. Cinecoffee.com brings you an exclusive look on five projects of these super league actors like Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Vikram and Ajith Kumar that didn’t happen for some reasons or were replaced by other actors.

1.  Superstar Rajnikanth (Chandramukhi-2)

Soon after the grand success of ‘Chandramukhi’, director P. Vasu made a sequel to Kannada version titled as ‘Aaptha Rakshaka’ that marked the last film of Vishnuvardhan. The film again was a tremendous hit and later turned to be more successful in Telugu version titled ‘Nagavalli’ as well. In fact, the film had few montages of Jyotika and Rajnikanth from original Chandramukhi. When Rajnikanth was invited for the special screening of Aaptha Rakshaka, he gave a standing ovation during the film’s climax that was punched with heavy emotions and thrills, but apparently convinced P. Vasu that Ajith Kumar would be the best option for this role.

2. Kamal Haasan (Robot)

Soon after the grand success of ‘Indian’, Shankar had conceptualised the magnum opus script ‘Robot’ that was to star Kamal Haasan and eventually mark the debut of Preity Zinta before Manirathnam’s ‘Dil Se’. The photo shoot had indeed raised everyone’s expectations, but somewhere it got dropped after decades, it was made as ‘Enthiran’ with Rajnikanth. Erstwhile, Shahrukh Khan was supposed to make ‘Robot’ with Shahrukh Khan in lead role, which was dropped.

3. Vijay-Prabhu Deva (Remake of Lage Raho Munna Bhai)

You would have never known this before and this is a very confidential story. Actually, director Jayam Raja had approached Vijay and Prabhu Deva to play the lead role sequel to Munna Bhai titled ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ remake in Tamil. The first part was remade with Kamal Haasan by Saran titled ‘Vasool Raja MBBS’ and this one didn’t happen. It was based on a goon’s life changing after Gandhiji’s ghost visits him to change his life forever. Prabhu Deva was supposed to play the role of Arshad Warsi.

4. Vikram (Karikaalan)

This is a fantasy period drama on the lines of Troy that was to be made by Shankar’s associate Karthik. Few portions for this film were shot, but was dropped halfway.

5. Ajith Kumar-Sivaji Ganesan (Nanda)

Director Bala according to the sources had approached Ajith Kumar and Sivaji Ganesan initially for his mega hit film ‘Nanda’. But due to some reasons, the project didn’t happen and later Raj Kiran-Suriya combo was signed up.

Now and then Kollywood A-league actors have been attempting with unparalleled ventures that have taken them to the new level of cinema. Cinecoffee.com brings you an exclusive look on five projects of these super league actors like Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Vikram and Ajith Kumar that didn’t happen for some reasons or were replaced by other actors.

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