• 'Happy New Year' Star Deepika Padukone opens up about steamy photoshoot with 'Bigg Boss 8' contestant Upen Patel
    Deepika PadukoneVarinder Chawla
  • Deepika Padukone
    'Happy New Year' star Deepika Padukone rejected Salman Khan starrer "Sultan"Reuters
  • Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
    Padukone rejected to work in Ranbir Kapoor’s upcoming film “Roy”Reuters
  • Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif
    Deepika Padukone turned down the offer of "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" which later came to Katrina Kaif.Reuters/Varinder Chawla
  • Fast and Furious 6
    Deepika Padukone rejected Vin Diesel starrer “Fast & Furious 7”Facebook/VinDiesel

"Happy New Year" star Deepika Padukone has become the queen of Bollywood after her latest film crossed the 100-crore mark. Earlier too, the actress has given several blockbusters which earned over ₹100 crore at the box office.

The diva has picked films quite smartly but she has also rejected a few that could have milestones in her career graph.

Padukone has turned down quite a few good film offers so far, which includes two movies with Salman Khan. Here are the films rejected by Deepika Padukone.


Salman Khan-starrer "Sultan", directed by Ali Abbas under Yash Raj Film production, will hit the theatres on Eid in 2016. It is said that Padukone was offered role opposite Khan but the diva turned down the proposal. Whether rejecting "Dabangg" star's proposal was a wise decision for the actress, only time will tell. Currently Padukone is in the seven heaven due to her hits.


Karan Johar's project "Shuddhi" stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Salman Khan. Initially the role opposite Khan was offered to Padukone but she turned it down for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Bajirao Mastani". This is the second time the actress missed the chance to share screen with Salman.

It is said that earlier Padukone had also rejected Khan's offer of performing the item number in his film "Kick."

Jab tak Hai Jaan

The "HNY" actress lost the only chance of working with legendary Yash Chopra when she turned down the "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" offer, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The role was then offered to Katrina Kaif.

Fast & Furious 7

Not many can boast of being offered (let alone rejecting) the superhit "Fast & Furious" series. But our leggy-lass Ms. Padukone had to reject Vin Diesel-starrer "Fast & Furious 7" due to date issues. At that time, the actress was very busy with the shoots of "HNY" and "Ram-Leela".

Dhoom 3

Aamir Khan's "Dhoom 3", in which Katrina Kaif had a short screen time, was first offered to Padukone. Well then, rejecting this offer was probably a smart decision. 


There was a buzz that Padukone had said no to work in Ranbir Kapoor's upcoming film "Roy". The role is now in Jacqueline Fernandez's kitty.