Hyderabad: Pakistani actors have won the hearts of millions across the world with their extraordinary talent and captivating performances. From their beauty to their intelligence and skills, these actors have an impressive combination of qualities that make them true entertainers.
However, in the dynamic world of entertainment where collaboration between different film industries is common, there have been instances of Pakistani actors strongly rejecting offers to work in Bollywood. Check out the cast list below.
List of Pakistani celebrities who turned down big Bollywood offers
1. Mehwish Hayat
This beautiful lady got a role in Jatt James Bond starring Jimmy Shergill. She was offered Huma Qureshi’s role in Deed Ishqiya and Aishwarya Rai’s role in Fanne Khan, but she turned it down due to her busy schedule.
2. Humayun Saeed
The Bin Roy actor is said to have received several solid offers from big B-town producers. However, in an interview with Pakistan’s The News, he unequivocally said that he was “not in the mood to work in Bollywood”.
“I have no objection to working in Bollywood, but it has to be a really compelling project; Otherwise, I don’t want to participate,” commented the star.
3. Ayesha Khan
Imtiaz Ali has offered a film to the Ee Mere Paas Tum Ho actor. But at BOL Nights, she admitted that while she enjoyed the script, she had to turn down the offer as it felt like the right thing to do in a Pakistani production.
4. Faisal Qureshi
This talent powerhouse has reportedly offered multiple projects in Bollywood. However, he refused to perform them as the script was not as good as he expected.
5. Hamza Ali Abbasi
After Meekal Zulfikar made his Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar’s Baby, the Pyare Afzal actor has decided to never work in India!
He wrote on Facebook that he was initially offered a role in the film but turned it down due to its anti-Pak content.
6. Sanam Jung
When famous Bollywood directors came to this Alvida alumna’s door, she politely declined! The actress explained to Pakistan’s Aurora magazine that working in India was “out of the question”.
“When I said I don’t do bold scenes, they replied that they can ‘cheat’, but even if they cheat a scene, the audience will think they did,” she claimed.
This post was last modified on July 16, 2023 at 4:15 pm