Did you know This actress and not Priyanka Chopra was the first choice for the Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish?

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While there have been talks going on who will be the leading lady in Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish 4, it would surprise you to know that Priyanka Chopra wasn’t the first choice of Rakesh Roshan for Krrish.

Rakesh Roshan and Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish franchise remains one of the emerging trends is the superhero movie. The father-son duo worked on Koi Mil Gaya which was followed by Krrish and Krrish 3 as director and actor. While Preity Zinta played Hrithik’s love interest in Koi Mil Gaya, Priyanka Chopra took over the role in Krrish and Krrish 3. And while there have been talks going on who will be the leading lady in Krrish 4, it would surprise you to know that Priyanka wasn’t the first choice of Rakesh Roshan for Krrish.

Yes, you heard that right. Rakesh Roshan wanted to cast Amrita Rao opposite Hrithik in the film. The two had also done a photoshoot but Rakesh wasn’t fully convinced since he thought the chemistry was missing. Amrita was eventually dropped from the film and the role fell into Priyanka’s kitty.

In her 2006 interview with Hindustan Times, Amrita had opened up about how she missed the opportunity to star in Krrish due to the lack of chemistry between her and Hrithik. “Hrithik and me did a photoshoot and unfortunately the chemistry was missing as I was looking too young for him. I don’t have any hard feelings about losing Krrish because I strongly believe destiny leads each individual in life,” she had said. 

Amrita had further expressed her joy of being appreciated by the Roshans who have been giving hits after hits. “I may work with them in their next movie (smiles). And can you believe it Rakesh Roshan is my fan (laughs)?” she added.

Meanwhile, Krrish 4 was announced by Rakesh Roshan a few years ago but post that we did not come across any crucial development. In fact, the actor will soon start the shooting of Vikram Vedha remake followed by Fighter, which makes us wonder when will Krrish 4 go on floors.

Source – bollywoodlife.

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