Tamannaah Bhatia is one of the leading ladies of Tollywood, who has acted alongside every star actor of the industry. She has made her own mark in not only Tollywood but in the Tamil film industry as well. Tamannaah has also had the chance to be a part of India’s biggest motion picture franchise, Baahubali, where she got to showcase to the audiences a different side to her.
Tamannaah has been accepting roles opposite Tollywood’s senior and versatile heroes in recent years, having signed on to be a part of Venkatesh’s F2, and now its sequel F3; Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and now Bhola Shankar. She will also be seen alongside Nithiin, Satya Dev and Sundeep Kishan in their upcoming movies. While the actress has been part of several films throughout her career, she has also rejected a few movies along the way, due to reasons of her own. Here’s a list of the movies that Tamannaah has rejected thus far:
Tamannaah Rejected Movies
Tamannaah was one of the initial choices for Boyapati and Balakrishna’s Akhanda, but the actress passed on the offer, after which Pragya Jaiswal was brought on board.
A film between director Teja and Venkatesh was announced quite some time ago, but the film is yet to materialise. Tamannaah was offered to play the leading lady initially, but she passed on the offer.
Director Murugadoss has made 3 successful films with Vijay, and the fourth one in their combination was announced. This was tentatively titled as Thuppakki 2 as well, and Tamannaah was approached as the leading lady. While the actress passed on the offer, the film has been put on hold due to unknown reasons, for now.
It is known that Ravi Teja’s upcoming film is Khiladi, directed by Ramesh Varma. Tamannaah was initially approached for the part of the leading lady, but she is learned to have said no due to unknown reasons.
Naga Chaitanya and director Chandoo Mondeti came together for a unique concept, Savyasachi. While the film didn’t turn out to be as successful as everyone expected it to turn out, the director and the actor were lauded for their efforts. Tamannaah was approached to play the part of the leading lady of the film initially, but she is said to have rejected the offer, after which Nidhi Aggarwal was brought on board.
Raju Gari Gadhi 3
The first two films of the Raju Gari Gadhi franchise turned out to be really good hits, but the same cannot be said of the third film, which tanked at the box office. THankfully for Tamannaah, she passed on the opportunity.
Nee Jathaga Nenundali
When Aashiqui 2 was first released, it was the most talked-about film across the country. Naturally, the remake rights of the film were bought so that it could be made in Telugu. Tamannaah, who was first given the opportunity to play the leading lady in the film, she passed on, and it turned out to be a good decision on her part.
Tamannaah shared screenspace with Ram Pothineni in Endukante Premanta but passed on the opportunity a second time when she was approached for Shivam. The role was eventually played by Raashi Khanna.
Tamannaah was seen in a special song in Bellamkonda Srinivas’s debut film, Allu Seenu, but passed on the opportunity to play the female lead in his film Speedunnodu.
Tamannaah once again passed on the opportunity to work with director AR Murugadoss, and to work a second time with Superstar Mahesh Babu, when she said no to Spyder. The role eventually went to Rakul Preet Singh.