Did You Know Gaurav Khanna Was Not The First Choice To Play Anuj In Anupamaa? These 4 Actors Were Offered This Role Before Him

These 4 actors' rejections, got Gaurav Khanna on board for Anupamaa as Anuj Kapadia

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Did You Know Gaurav Khanna Was Not The First Choice To Play Anuj In Anupamaa? These 4 Actors Were Offered This Role Before Him
Gaurav Khanna who is adored for his role Anuj Kapadia in the number no. 1 show on television platform, Anupamaa, was not the first choice of the makers. Prior to Gaurav this was role was offered to 4 big TV actors, but their loss proved to be Gaurav Khanna’s gain. The names are Gurmeet Choudhary, Karan Patel, Arhaan Behll and Gautam Gulati. Surprised!  Staring with Gurmeet Choudhary, as per reports in Telly Chakkar, the actor turned down the offer as he would not relate to the character. 

Yeh Hai Mohabattein actor Karan Patel who is one of the most loved actors in the television industry, also did not opt for it. After the role was offered to him, he refused it due to his personal commitment. Arhaan Behll too followed the suit and refused the role, but here the case was his other professional commitments. Thus, he did not step into play Anuj on Anupamaa. Lastly, Gautam Gulati who became a household name after Bigg Boss, declined the role as he was in his transition phase from TV to films. 

Well and that’s how Gaurav Khanna landed a role in Anupamaa. 


In an exclusive conversation with us, the actor shared how elated he was to come on board for Anupamaa. He told us, “I always wanted to work with Rajan Shahi for the longest time and the moment I got the chance to play this role I was really happy and grasped it with both hands. Appreciation for my character is great and people are loving my character. Wherever I go people have started addressing me as Anuj and it feels amazing. Some come and tell me I have made spectacles back in fashion. I used it just to add age touch to my character and to look it more mature. I am happy that it has worked so well.  I hope the audience keeps loving the show.”




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