Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer, ‘Sultan’ has been breaking records at the box office and the lead cast is being praised by one and all for their splendid performance in the film.
Salman Khan’s wrestler avatar has garnered him huge accolades and not many know that Salman’s role from the film was earlier offered to some other actor. Yes, according to reports, the role was earlier offered to Arjun Kapoor by director Ali Abbas Zafar. Ali had worked with Arjun in ‘Gunday’ and wanted to rope him in for the film. Arjun, on the other hand, wasn’t keen on the subject of wrestling.
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The news has however been denied by the production house and Ali wasn’t available for any comments.
But, if this is true, then Arjun surely has lost a lot professionally.
Some hidden facts about Arjun Kapoor:
Arjun Kapoor was born on June 26, 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and producer, known for 2 States (2014), Ishaqzaade (2012) and Gunday (2014).
Son of Boney Kapoor from his first marriage to Late Mona Kapoor. Nephew of Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor who are both actors.
Arjun is being introduced and launched as an actor by Aditya Chopra’s Y-Films (a youth centric subdivision of Yash Raj Films) in a film title ‘Virus Diwan’, releasing 30th December 2011.
He is an alumni of the Asian Academy of Film and Television based in Noida Film City.
Distant relative of Ranveer Singh. Ranveer is second cousins with Sonam Kapoor. Ranveers dad and Sonams mom are first cousins.
Grandson of producer Surinder Kapoor.
Grandson of producer Sattee Shourie ( Mom’s mother).
Cousin of actor Mohit Marwah ( Dad’s sister’s son).
Nephew of Television Tycoon Sandeep Marwah (Mohits and Akshays dad).Sandeep is Boney Kapoor’s sisters husband.
Nephew of Costume Designer Archana Shourie ( Mom’s sister).
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