Actor Danish Taimoor recently bagged the Best Actor Award for his hit play, Deewangi at the Lux Style Awards 2021, however he opened up on a lost Bollywood opportunity in resurfaced interview.

When the Deewangi star appeared on Bol Nights With Ahsan Khan along with his superstar wife Ayeza Khan, he revealed that he was offered to work alongside Bollywood glam girl Kareena Kapoor Khan but due to his misfortune, his big break in India never came.

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During the show, the Mehrunisa V Lub U actor disclosed that he was approached for a lead role opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan in the star-studded Bollywood movie Veere Di Wedding which played in cinemas in 2018. According to him, the dates were finalised but then tensions between the two countries escalated in 2016 and he could not go to India to start shooting for the film.


Was offered role opposite Kareena Kapoor: Danish Tamoor

Sharing the details of how he was asked to work with the megastar, Taimoor stated: “We were all ready to go for the shoot but then we got to know that Kareena was pregnant. After Kareena delivered her baby in 2016, the situation between India and Pakistan got worse.”

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He was later replaced with actor Sumeet Vyas, who played Kareena’s reel husband eventually.

As the situation worsened between Indo-Pak after the Uri attacks in September 2016.

On the work front, Danish is currently hosting a game show on a local TV channel and is shooting for a romantic serial opposite Dur-e-Fishan Saleem for ARY Digital.