When Anil Kapoor rejected ‘Chaalbaaz’ because Sridevi was the lead Actress, but why?

Sridevi was India’s first female superstar and an undisputed queen of Indian cinema. She was an energetic megawatt actress who effortlessly eclipsed her co-male stars, in movies she was paired with, in Bollywood which is the highly male-centric film industry.

Sridevi

Sridevi was India’s first female superstar and an undisputed queen of Indian cinema

Actress Sridevi Sridevi made a name for herself in the ’80s and ’90s by beating every big star in Bollywood. Sridevi’s ‘Chaalbaaz’ was a remake of ‘Sita Aur Geeta’. However, Sridevi’s energetic performance made the audience forget that it is a remake. Sridevi played a double role in the movie. She was accompanied by Sunny Deol and Rajinikanth in the lead roles. Earlier, actor Anil Kapoor was offered the lead role in the film. But he denied it. The reason behind this was stated by Anil Kapoor himself in a reality show.

Anil Kapoor and Sridevi

Anil Kapoor rejected Chaalbaaz because when Sridevi shines on the screen with her energetic acting and strong personality, no one pays attention to the co-star.

Anil Kapoor had appeared with actor Jitendra in the reality show ‘Dance Plus 4’. Anil Kapoor has done many films with Sridevi in ​​his career. About Sridevi, Anil Kapoor said, “Sridevi knew exactly how to entertain the audience. When she shines on the screen with her energetic acting and strong personality, no one pays attention except her. However, Sridevi was playing a double role in the film. Anil Kapoor and Sridevi had worked together in ‘Mr. India’, ‘Ladla’ and ‘Judai’. The duo was getting a good response from the audience.

Sridevi family

Sridevi with husband Boney Kapoor along with daughters Jhanvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor

Diva Sridevi was celebrated in many ways during her excellent and remarkable career. And after her untimely death in 2018, no one could take her place, she was and still is the queen of hearts. She was India’s first female superstar and an undisputed queen of Indian cinema. She was an energetic megawatt actress who effortlessly eclipsed her co-male stars, in movies she was paired with, in Bollywood which is the highly male-centric film industry.

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