Not Jackie Shroff, this actor was the first choice for ‘Hero’, 1 mistake and big offer out of hand

New Delhi. There are many such films of Hindi cinema which raised the flag of success. The 1983 film ‘Hero’, directed by Subhash Ghai, is also one of them. Jackie Shroff He became an overnight star from this film. After this, his luck had brightened. He worked in many superhit films after this film. But Jackie was not the first choice of the makers for this film. Subhash first wanted to take his favorite star in this film. But later the film came in the part of Jackie Shroff.

Subhash has given Hindi cinema superhit films like ‘Hero’, ‘Jung Karma’, ‘Ram Lakhan’, ‘Saudagar’, ‘Khalnayak’, ‘Pardes’ and ‘Taal’. As amazing as he is the director, he is equally amazing as the casting director. He brought many new faces in the industry. Later people loved him a lot and he became a star overnight. Subhash understands the pulse of the audience as to what kind of films they would like. For his characters too, he used to cast actors thoughtfully. This was the reason that his films get instant success. When he was working on the film Hero, he had thought of another hero for this character as well.

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The film got out of hand due to a big reason
Subhash Gayi had thought of casting someone else for the new two films Vidhaata and Hero. He was none other than Sanjay Dutt. For whom Subhash Ghai had prepared the character of the hero. Due to Sanjay Dutt’s drug addiction at that time, during the shooting of Vidhata, veteran actors Shammi Kapoor and Dilip Kumar had to wait for a long time on the sets. And because Sanjay would often come late on the set and sometimes the shooting had to be cancelled. Somehow, Subhas Ghai finished the film ‘Vidhata’ with Sanjay Dutt and seeing this behavior of Sanjay Dutt, he did not take him in ‘Hero’ and cast Jackie Shroff. In this way, a big offer came out of the hands of Sanjay Dutt.

Jackie Shroff became an overnight star
The film ‘Hero’, which came in the year 1983, proved to be a big hit of that year. After the ouster of Sanjay Dutt from this film, the film was offered to Jackie Shroff. Jackie’s opposite Meenakshi Seshadri was seen in the lead role in the film Hero. The film secured the third position in the box office collection list in 1983. This film proved to be a super hit and Jackie Shroff’s career graph also started increasing.

Please tell that Subhash Ghai liked Sanjay Dutt’s acting very much, that was the reason that he wanted to cast Sanjay Dutt in the film ‘Hero’ as well. But after the experience he got from the filmmaker, Subhash felt that he did not have to face the same problems again, due to which he launched Jackie Shroff in his film.

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