‘Gadar 2’ star Ameesha Patel REGRETS turning down ‘Chalte Chalte’ with Shah Rukh Khan and ‘Tere Naam’ with Salman Khan – WATCH | Hindi Movie News

Ameesha Patel is at an all-time career high with her latest film ‘Gadar 2‘ crossing the Rs 300 crore mark on its second Friday. As the film continues its undisputed run at the box office, the actress, took a moment to look back at her career and reflect on her film choices. While she has featured in a bunch of blockbuster hits, did you know she was set to star in many other big-ticket films, but sadly turned the roles down?
In an interview with ETimes, Ameesha listed down the many films she regrets turning down.Interestingly, these included films withShah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and even Sanjay Dutt. “There were lots of films I couldn’t do,” said Ameesha and explained, “I turned them down because of date issues, so I couldn’t regret it.”

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Revealing the blockbuster hits that were offered to her back in the day, she said, “Chalte Chalte was one of my films, Munna Bhai, 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.”
‘Chalte Chalte’ eventually went to Rani Mukerji who shared the screen with Shah Rukh, while Gracy Singh played the leading lady opposite Sanjay Dutt in Munnabhai MBBS. Bhumika Chawla played the leading lady opposite Salman Khan in the iconic film ‘Tere Naam’.

During the chat, Ameesha was also asked about the one thing she wished she would have done differently in Gadar 2. To this, the actress said that she wished she could have contributed to editing the film a bit. “I wish I was just the editor,” she said and went on to explain, “I would have maybe edited and re-edited a few things, you know, made it maybe crisper.”

‘Gadar 2’ saw Ameesha returning to the big screen as her iconic character Sakeena opposite Sunny Deol‘s Tara Singh. The film helmed by Anil Sharma, is a sequel to the hit film which was released in theatres in 2001. Set during the partition of India in 1947, ‘Gadar 2’ follows Tara as he ventures across the border in a daring attempt to rescue his son (Utkarsh Sharma), who was captured in Pakistan.

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