Sooryavansham: The famous film ‘Suryavansham’ was offered to 12 actors before Amitabh Bachchan. But everyone rejected it because of the double role.
There will hardly be anyone who has not seen Amitabh Bachchan’s film ‘Sooryavansham’. The film’s ‘Thakur Bhanu Pratap’ is still discussed a lot on social media. Amitabh Bachchan played a double role in this film. He also played the character of Heera along with Thakur Bhanu Pratap. He played the role of both son and father.
These characters have left their own mark. But very few people would know that before Amitabh Bachchan, not one or two, but 12 actors were approached for this role. But everyone refused to do it.
According to reports, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Govinda, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty, Saif Ali Khan were also approached for the role of Bhanu Pratap.
Please tell that this film is a English remake of Tamil film. Which was released in the year 1999. Because in this film the actor had to play the role of a young son as well as an elderly father, this is the reason why all these actors refused for this role. But when this film was offered to Amitabh Bachchan, he happily said yes to the offer.
The film was produced by Adiseshagiri Rao. This film was made in a budget of 7 crores at that time and the film did a business of 12.65 crores at the box office. The film may not have performed well at the box office, but the film was widely seen and liked on television.