Prateik Babbar made his Bollywood debut with a supporting function within the 2007 movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, when he was barely out of his teenagers. Nevertheless, the actor has revealed that he nearly made his debut in a really totally different movie. In a current interview, Prateik revealed that director Sanjay Leela Bhansali wished to solid him in his romantic drama Saawariya. To Prateik’s misfortune, he was in rehab at the moment and missed out on the chance. (Additionally learn: Prateik Babbar says breakup with Amy Jackson began a ‘darkish part’ for him)
Saawariya finally noticed the Bollywood debut of Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. The movie additionally starred Rani Mukerji and featured Salman Khan in a cameo. The movie, primarily based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 1848 brief story White Nights, was not very nicely obtained critically although and did reasonable enterprise on the field workplace.
Speaking about it in a current interplay with Mashable India, Prateik stated, “Really I’ve a shaggy dog story. Mr Sanjay Leela Bhansali was calling my home once I was 18 years previous, once I was in rehab, for Saawariya. I used to be too younger, I used to be in rehab so it could not have labored out. However my grandparents instructed me a number of years later.”
Prateik clarified that lacking out on being in Saawariya didn’t pinch him as a result of at that time in life, he didn’t wish to be an actor. Each of Prateik’s dad and mom are recognized actor. His father Raj Babbar had nice success within the 80s whereas mom late Smita Patil is considered one of many best actors within the Hindi movie business. Regardless of this, Prateik stated, “I by no means wished to be an actor. I simply stumbled into it and it turned my calling. Since each my people have been actors – and good actors. I wished to be a rockstar at the moment, far-off from the world of performing. I wished to develop my hair, put on eye make-up, face make-up and scream on stage. Earlier than that, I wished to be a cricketer.”
Prateik is ready to be seen in a supporting function within the upcoming movie Bachchhan Paandey. The Farhad Samji directorial stars Akshay Kumar within the title function, alongside Jacqueline Fernandez, Kriti Sanon, and Arshad Warsi.