Did you already know Shahid Kapoor had rejected Ranbir Kapoor starrer Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Shahid Kapoor had rejected Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspInstagram

Key Highlights

  • Ranbir Kapoor wasn’t the primary alternative for Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
  • Shahid Kapoor was apparently approached to play the principle lead
  • However, he declined the supply by Rajkumar Santoshi

Some issues all the time stay particular. Take for example- Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s first movie, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani. The two collaborated for the Rajkumar Santoshi-directorial for the primary time, and so they created magic collectively on the large display screen. The movie went on to turn out to be a large hit, again within the day. Salman Khan additionally had a visitor look within the movie. In the film, we noticed how Ranbir’s character taking suggestions from Salman (who performed himself) to impress Katrina’s character. 

Right from the star forged, the director to the songs, every thing about Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani was good. Ranbir, who was simply recent on the block, managed to win everybody’s hearts and have become the nationwide heartthrob. But do you know that Ranbir wasn’t the primary option to play Prem Sharma within the movie? Yes, you learn that proper.

In actuality, it’s stated that Shahid Kapoor was the one, who was imagined to play the main man reverse Katrina within the movie. As per an ETimes report, Shahid had declined the supply as he felt that the character from Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani was much like that of his character, Aditya Kashyap, from Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met

After Shahid rejected the supply, the director approached Ranbir for a similar position and he readily agreed to do it. Later on, the filmmaker did collaborate with the Haider star for Phata Poster Nikhla Hero. However, it didn’t grow to be a success.


As of now, Shahid is spending his quarantine time with household. Before the lockdown, he was capturing for the Hindi remake of Telugu movie Jersey. In the movie, the actor might be seen reverse Super 30 actress Mrunal Thakur. Directed by Gowtham Tinnanuri, the movie is scheduled to launch on August 28, 2020. 

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