Chocolaty Boy Shahid Kapoor became men of the Dream for every girl right after his Debut Film, Shahid was riding high on success after having done films such as Jab We Met and Kaminey. He was one of the most sought-after actors in the industry around that time.

But once he also faced a Hard time in his Career after doing Dil Bole Hadippa He didn’t have good films in his kitty for a very long time before being offered Haider in 2014 which was a game changer for the actor. With such a powerful role, he proved his mettle yet again in the industry. Since then, he has been enjoying his time under the spotlight.

From being rejected 100 hundred times before bagging his first film to having later rejected some unbelievable films, Shahid Kapoor has come a long way.


Yes, the cult film that struck a chord with a lot of people’s heart and souls likewise, was first offered to Shahid Kapoor, according to the source he didn’t rejected this film actually Imtiaz Ali had approached Shahid for two films – Jab We Met and Rockstar – and he was asked to choose one out of them.  Shahid picked the former

Rang De Basanti

This is one of the films that Shahid Kapoor regrets not having done. In an interview as well, the actor had confessed the same. It never came to limelight as to which role he was offered. However, rumours suggest that he was offered Sidharth’s role.


Shahid Kapoor was the first choice for playing Raanjhana. Anand L. Rai had approached the actor for the film, but during that time romantic genre wasn’t working well for Shahid. His films Teri Meri Kahaani and Mausam had flopped, and hence, he didn’t want to be a part of another romantic film.


Another film that Shahid Kapoor lost to Ranbir Kapoor was Raajneeti.

Shuddh Desi Romance

Shahid Kapoor could have been a part of Shuddh Desi Romance, but since it took a lot of time to start shooting, he couldn’t be a part of the movie.

Once Upon A Time Mumbaai Dobara

Shahid Kapoor was offered Imran Khan’s role in Once Upon A Time Mumbaai Dobara.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The 2010 political thriller based on 2007 namesake novel by Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid was adapted on the silver screen by Mira Nair. Shahid Kapoor was apparently the first choice for the movie but It is said that Shahid had dates booked for Mausam, he had to turn down the offer