Actress Ameesha Patel is basking in the success of her recently released film Gadar 2 which is creating havoc at the box office. The actress teamed up with Sunny Deol and delivered a smashing hit with the sequel. The film is high on success as it recently crossed the 300 crore mark at the box office. The actress has given huge hits in her Bollywood career. But, did you know that Ameesha Patel had also rejected big films?
Ameesha talks about rejecting films
Speaking with ETimes, the actress went on to share her regret of turning down some of the biggest films. The ones she regretted doing starred some of Bollywood’s biggest celebs including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Sanjay Dutt. Speaking of the films, Ameesha said, “There were lot’s of films I couldn’t do. I turned them down because of date issues, so I couldn’t regret it.”
Further, the Gadar 2 actress also said, “Chalte Chalte was one of my films, Munnabhai, Tere Naam…there were a lot of reasons I couldn’t do those films because I had already committed ‘to other films’ and there’s only one Ameesha. You can’t be everywhere.”
The actress returned to the big screen with her iconic character as Sakeena from the 2001 hit film Gadar – Ek Prem Katha. In the first part, the actress was seen alongside Sunny Deol, and with the sequel, the duo has created magic on-screen and the box office numbers are proof! The film is helmed by Anil Sharma and was released on 11 August. Interestingly, it witnessed a box office clash with Akshay Kumar and Pankaj Tripathi’s OMG 2. Despite the clash, both films are performing exceedingly well at the box office.
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