Pakistani Actors who turned down the film offers from Bollywood: The Bollywood industry is known for its dynamic nature and welcomes talent from all over the globe. But somewhere it is influenced by personal choices, political tensions, or other factors. For instance, if we talk about Pakistan amazing projects were offered to some prominent Pakistani actors and actresses. But they turned down Bollywood film offers.
Checkout the list of Pakistani Actors who rejected Bollywood films
Fawad Khan gained immense popularity in India after his role in the Pakistani TV drama “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” aired on Indian television. He made his Bollywood debut with the film “Khoobsurat” alongside Sonam Kapoor and received positive reviews for his performance. However, due to the increasing political tensions between India and Pakistan, he faced criticism and then chose to refrain from taking up further Bollywood projects.
The leading actress of Pakistan gained international fame for her role in the film “Bol” and the TV series “Humsafar.” She was cast opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the Bollywood film “Raees.” But again due to heightened tensions between India and Pakistan Mahira expressed her unwillingness to work on future Bollywood projects.
Saba Qamar|Pakistani Actors
Known for her powerful performances in Pakistani dramas and films, Saba Qamar was offered the lead role in the Bollywood film “Hindi Medium,” opposite Irrfan Khan. While she initially accepted the offer and shot most of the movie, following the Uri attack in 2016, she decided to boycott the remaining shoots and distance herself from the project.
Hamza Ali Abbasi
A popular actor, model, and social activist, Hamza Ali Abbasi has been vocal about his reservations regarding Bollywood. The actor declined multiple film offers from India, expressing his concerns over the way Pakistanis are portrayed in Bollywood movies.
Mehwish Hayat has made a significant mark in the Pakistani entertainment industry with her remarkable acting skills and charming personality. The actress was offered the role in the film Dedh Ishqiya and Fanney Khan starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. But due she turned down the offer saying that she had a busy schedule.
The actress had primarily focused on her acting career in Pakistan, where she received accolades for her performances. Ayeza Khan has earned significant recognition and popularity in Pakistan for her exceptional acting skills and beauty and has a massive fan following. She was once offered a movie by the filmmaker Imtiaz Ali Khan, but she rejected the offer.