Anil Kapoor stubbornly asked for a role in the film, later refused to shoot the same, Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan were the reasons

Anil Kapoor stubbornly asked for a role in the film, later refused to shoot the same, Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan were the reasons

In 1992, Yash Chopra, the famous producer-director, was directing a film for Firoz A. Nadiadwala titled Parampara. The casting of the film was going on, Anupam Kher was cast for a role. At the same time, Anil Kapoor was shooting for the film ‘Khel’ with Anupam in Kenya. One day in talk, Anupam Kher told Anil Kapoor about Yash Chopra’s film ‘Tradition’. Earlier, Anil had worked with Yash Chopra in films like ‘Mashal’, Lamhe ‘and’ Vijay ‘.

When Anil came back to India, he met Yash Chopra and started insisting on getting a role in this film. Whereas Yash Chopra told him that if you listen to the role first, it is right. Anil did not agree and said that whatever role will be played, I will do it. At the same time, Yash Chopra had finalized Jackie Shroff for the film ‘Tradition’. Yash Chopra bowed down to Anil’s stubbornness and gave him the role of Jackie

When the entire unit of the film reached Jaipur for shooting, Anil Kapoor refused to work in the film, because the role he sought by insisting on Yash Chopra was Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan (Saif Ali) in the film Khan )’s father. Anil’s refusal upset Yash Chopra as the entire unit was sitting ready for the shoot.

Even after much persuasion, when Anil Kapoor did not agree to shoot, Yash Chopra called Vinod Khanna and explained his problem. Vinod Khanna reached Jaipur the next day and played the character of Anil Kapoor, but Yash Chopra was very angry with him due to this act of Anil Kapoor.

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