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02 March 2024

Nawazuddin Siddiqui refuses Salman Khan

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By Sanskriti Media

No amount of money is going to placate Nawazuddin Siddiqui when he does not want to do a film. The actor was offered a whopping sum of money to play an important character in the Slaman Khan starrer Tiger Zinda Hai directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel to the Kabir Khan directed Ek Tha Tiger which also starred Ranvir Shorey.

Nawaz who has worked with Salman in blockbuster hits like Kick and Bajrangi Bhaijaan playing funny characters did not want to play second fiddle to the big stars after having worked with Aamir Khan earlier in Talaash and with Shah Rukh Khan in Raees. The actor is hungry for meatier roles and refused Tiger Zinda Hai. Even when the makers offered him a higher sum of money, his answer still remained in the negative.

So Yash Raj Films decided to bring in a fresh face to Hindi cinema and have reportedly locked in an amazing actor from Iran for the role. The said actor is supposed to be one of the leading lights of Iranian cinema who will debut in Bollywood with a never seen before look.

With multiple talent being roped in to work in Bollywood, we await this actor who is apparently supposed to be even better than Nawaz.