Karan Johar Talks About Having To Beg Rani Mukerji & Salman Khan

Aayushi Bhargava , 12 Jul 2016
Karan Johar
Karan Johar

Karan Johar is one amazing director. If you ask any 90s kid about his favourite Bollywood movies, one of them will always be a KJo movie. His one such movie was Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Even though the movie was a huge success, not many were ready to play the role of Rani Mukerji and Salman Khan in it.

At a recent event, KJo said:

I had lot of trouble while casting for Rani Mukerji’s part in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. I had approached eight heroines and no one agreed. I had given a romantic narration but no one responded. I became like a beggar.

Rani Mukerji (Source: Tumblr)
Rani Mukerji (Source: Tumblr)

Even for Salman Khan’s part, I had to roam here and there. Finally it all happened. I had to literally beg Salman and Rani to be on board, I went to Rani who was then going to do ‘Ghulam’. It was suggested to me by Shah Rukh Khan and Aditya Chopra. They both recommended Rani’s name after looking at a particular expression of her in Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat. We wanted a known face for Rani’s part as she dies in the beginning in the movie, but that did not work out.

Salman Khan (Source: Tumblr)
Salman Khan (Source: Tumblr)

Look how it all turned out!

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