Priyanka Chopra Jonas, fondly called as PeeCee, is one of the most popular and loved actress in Bollywood. She has already stepped in the world of the West as well. In the year 2000, PeeCee has won the title of Miss World and later has established herself as the leading actress of the B-Town. As of now, she is one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. She started of her Bollywood career with the debut film “The Hero: Love Story of a Spy” but fame supposedly hit her with her next film ‘Andaaz’ in which she was co-starred with Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta. PeeCee has done commendable job with many of her films like Agneepath, Dil Dhadakne Do, Bajirao Mastani, Fashion, Mary Kom, Don, Anjaana Anjaani and many more. Her first step to Hollywood was with Quantico, that was followed by ‘A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic’ and Baywatch. Currently she is working for ‘The Sky Is Pink’ starring Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. Here are some of the blockbusters that PeeCee rejected in course of her career:
Salman Khan starer Bharat was rejected by PeeCee after an offer was made to her by the director Ali Abbas Zafar. The reason behind dropping of the offer was her marriage to Nick Jonas. However, she was replaced by Katrina Kaif and the movie is likely to release on 5th of June, 2019.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas was the very first to be offered the female lead role. But PeeCee rejected the offer due to her own personal reasons not known to the media. The movie has been starred by Aamir Khan and Asin in the lead roles that became the first film in Bollywood to enter the 100 crore club.
Saif Ali Khan, Diana Penty and Deepika Padukone starrer movie Cocktail received much of fame due to the astounding performance of Deepika Padukone. But not many knows that the character of Deepika was first offered to Priyanka Chopra but eventually she dropped it as she was unsure of the character.
The role of Deepika Padukone in the Abbas Mustan’s film Race 2 was offered to Priyanka Chopra but she rejected the offer due to the hectic schedule. Deepika managed to bag the character and was much appreciated.
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The female character in this movie was played by Deepika Padukone who was able to bag another blockbuster as Priyanka Chopra rejected the offer. The movie turned out to be one of the biggest blockbuster hits of 2014 that starred Deepika Padukone, Shahrukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan.
The director wanted to cast Shahrukh Khan and PeeCee for the movie but both rejected the movie. Eventually, the movie was played by Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles.
The character ‘Ananya’ was first offered to Priyanka Chopra but she rejected the offer, reasons being unknown to the media. Finally, Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were seen together.