We all are eagerly waiting for Rajkumar Hirani’s another awesome movie, ‘Sanju’ to release. Seeing the trailer for the movie, we can undoubtedly say that Ranbir Kapoor has worked very hard for this film. But has it ever occurred to you that what if it wasn’t Ranbir and someone else who portrayed the role of Sanjay Dutt?
Obviously, there are hundreds of actors in Bollywood but among them, only a few are exceptionally talented. Well, let us tell you that Ranbir Kapoor wasn’t the first choice for the Sanjay Dutt biopic.
Who was the first choice for ‘Sanju’?
As mentioned earlier, there are a lot of talented Bollywood actors in India, so it is obvious that others were also on the list to play the role of Sanjay Dutt. Let’s first talk about the ‘first choice’. Well, the first choice for Sanju was Ranveer Singh. Yes, you heard that right.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the producer of the movie later revealed that he actually had Ranveer Singh in his mind to play the role. Chopra further revealed that he wasn’t happy with Rajkumar Hirani’s idea to cast Ranbir Kapoor in the movie.
Initially, Chopra believed that Singh would be the perfect guy to play the role because of his ability to adapt and change and because of his flamboyant personality as well as emotional depth. However, as they began their shooting, he started to realize that Hirani was right in his decision.
Is Ranbir Kapoor the Right Actor for the Movie?
Being inside other’s skin is indeed a huge thing. To act like a different personality is easier said than done. Just looking at the teasers, personally, we think that Ranbir is perfect for the role. However, is Ranbeer Singh had played the role, it would also have suited but since we haven’t seen him inside Sanju’s shoes, it’s hard for us to judge in assumption.
Apart from these two legends, there are other actors as well. but most of them are older than Ranbir. And the actor plays not only the old Sanjay Dutt but also the young Sanjay Dutt. It is indeed difficult to turn an old man into the young age. On the other hand, it is slightly easier to increase the age of an actor in the movie with the help of different effects.
And we all know that Ranbir in this movie has completely taken Sanju’s face and attitude as well. So, we think there wouldn’t have been any other actor who would fit for the role like Ranbir does.