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Arjun Kapoor Reveals The First Time Aditya Chopra Saw Panipat Actor’s Pictures, He Rejected Him

During the promotions of Panipat, Arjun Kapoor revealed that he experienced failure at his first attempt to make his debut in Bollywood. He shared that the first time Aditya Chopra saw Arjun’s pictures, he rejected him

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Arjun Kapoor Reveals The First Time Aditya Chopra Saw Panipat Actor’s Pictures, He Rejected Him
Many Bollywood celebs have faced rejection before entering Bollywood. No actor becomes a superstar overnight, only after a lot of hard work comes in success. But even the silver spoon kids have to go through this struggle. Alia Bhatt had once said that she had to audition to bag a role in Student Of The Year. Well, here we are talking about Arjun Kapoor who recently graced at Zee Tv's Pro Music Countdown where he revealed an incident where he faced rejection before entering Bollywood and he was rejected by Ishaqzaade's producer Aditya Chopra.

In the upcoming episode of the show featuring Panipat stars Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon, viewers will find out how the duo found their way into Bollywood and rose to the stardom they enjoy today. Arjun who belongs to the famous Kapoor family, experienced failure at his first attempt to make his debut in Bollywood but that did not stop him from taking the backstage role as an assistant director. Arjun revealed, “The first time Aditya Chopra saw my pictures, he rejected me.” However, Aditya Chopra gave him his debut movie Ishaqzaade. Arjun added, “It was only after he saw me working relentlessly behind the scenes, giving each candid moment my best shot as an artist and working hard as a team member while I was a part of his crew when he decided to make me the male protagonist for Ishaqzaade. He chose me for my charisma, humour, and chichorapan.” ALSO READ: Kriti Sanon-Arjun Kapoor's Panipat Shortened By 15 Minutes, Leads to Cancellation Of Akshay Kumar's Sanitary Pads Vs Cigarettes Ads- EXCLUSIVE


Well, talking about being candid, Arjun Kapoor has never shied away from revealing his struggle with bodyweight from a very young age. Talking about his physical transformation, Arjun said, “I was extremely self-conscious at the gym because I thought the people there would make fun of me. I realized though that being lazy and eating unhealthily was not an option anymore. I had to get fit. To do this, I gave up on both sugar and rice which I adored.” Now, that’s a story of inspiration and an attitude of never giving up! ALSO READ: Arjun Kapoor On Going Bald For Panipat: 'I Felt Really Comfortable And It Was Therapeutic'- EXCLUSIVE


With Bollywood and music being nothing short of religions in India, Zee TV has brought the best of both worlds with its new weekend prime-time offering. The channel’s first-of-its-kind music countdown show called ‘Pro Music Countdown’ is hosted by one of India’s finest RJs, social media influencer and YouTube sensation - Siddharth Kannan. The show presents super hit songs in a never-seen-before chat show format with the hottest Bollywood celebrities getting up close and personal about their career, romance and everything that’s brewing in B-town! 




Catch Arjun Kapoor sharing his life experiences on Pro Music Countdown on December 15th at 6 PM, only on Zee TV.

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