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Daniel Craig was almost part of this Bollywood film

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Daniel Craig was almost part of this Bollywood film

Daniel Craig is global star who is well known for his raw and gritty portrayal of James Bond in last few movies of the series. But before he landed the role of world famous iconic spy, Craig was almost cast in a Bollywood movie. Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra finalized Daniel Craig for a part in his film 'Rang De Basanti'. The shared the info in his book.

He wrote, "I remember vividly that one of the people who auditioned for the part of James McKinley, the young jailor who walks Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev to be hanged, was none other than current James Bond, Daniel Craig."

Although Craig's audition went well, he asked some time since he had the role of James Bond on the line. Mehra wrote, "Daniel Craig was my first choice but he requested if we could allow some time as he was also being considered to be the next James Bond. The rest, as they say, is history."

'Rang De Basanti' was released in the same in which Daniel Craig made his James Bond debut. Both the projects were massive successes.


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