Sushant Singh Rajput replaced Hrithik Roshan not only in Ashutosh Gowariker’s next project but also in shekhar kapur’s Paani. After waiting a long time for almost a year Ashutosh could not wait more and he has signed new boy Sushant Singh Rajput, The film is said to be historic movie based on Mohenjodaro. Hrithik Roshan starred in Ashutosh Gowariker’s hit movie, ‘Jodha Akbar’ but he failed to allot date to the director.
Sushant Singh Rajput has not only replaced Hrithik in Gowariker’s movie but he was also signed by Shekhar Kapur for ‘Paani’. Hrithik was the first choice for the film but unable to accommodate date, he was replaced again.
Shekhar Kapur said that this love story will change minds. “I hope this film melts hearts, as this story is about love caught in a cities’ war,” he added.
He clarified about Hrithik on his blog. He wrote,” Which Director in his right mind would ever give up a chance to work with Hrithik Roshan? He has been one of the most exciting actors in Hindi Cinema for a long time and a huge star to boot. Some years ago I predicted he would be the first Indian actor to hit Hollywood big time. Like I mean, really, in the A list.”
He also wrote,” ….to what Hrithik is today. The Super Hero. the man who is the protector, the man who can take on the world single-handedly. The man who knows he can take on the world single handedly. Hrithik evolved into Krish. And I realized I had left it too late…..So while I lost the chance to cast Hrithik in Paani, I hope that he would still agree to be in one of my next films. In Hollywood, probably.”