Actor Bobby Deol used to be presupposed to play the lead role in Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met, but Kareena Kapoor insisted that her then boyfriend, Shahid Kapoor play the section as a replacement. Bobby made the revelation in a expose-all 2017 interview to HuffPost.
Bobby acknowledged that he’d watched and loved Imtiaz’s Socha Na Tha, and used to be looking out to work with him on his next, which used to be then titled Geet, after the persona at closing played by Kareena. “There used to be a studio called Shri Ashtavinayak who needed to signal me. I beneficial them that let’s signal Imtiaz. He has a script sharp. And let’s discuss over with Kareena Kapoor. The producers had been devour, oh no, that guy will fabricate an costly film. Kareena, on the different hand, didn’t even want to meet Imtiaz. I took them to Preity Zinta. She agreed but acknowledged she can be able to do it handiest after 6 months. So we had been caught,” Bobby acknowledged.
Nonetheless to his surprise, Bobby stumbled on out that Kareena had signed on to the film, and had obtained Imtiaz to rent Shahid to play the predominant role. “I was devour, wow. Slightly an business,” Bobby acknowledged, at the side of that he used to be additionally presupposed to do Highway with Imtiaz, but that didn’t materialise both. “Nonetheless I possess no laborious feelings against him,” Bobby added. “He’s a huge director and doing so effectively. We’re quiet traffic. Nonetheless I repeatedly expose him: ‘Imtiaz, I received’t see any of your motion pictures except you fabricate one with me. That’ll be your easiest film.”
Bobby had labored with Kareena in Ajnabee, and made his comeback in Bollywood after four years with Shreyas Talpade’s directorial debut Poster Boys (2017). He credited Salman Khan with resurrecting his profession by offering him a pivotal role in Creep 3, which released in 2018. He’ll now megastar in a Netflix novel film called Class of ‘83, produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Crimson Chillies Leisure.
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