Did you know 3 other actors were offered Fawad’s role in Kapoor & Sons?

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His role of a closet gay man was offered to other Bollywood big names first, like Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar.

While Fawad Khan’s performance in Kapoor & Sons has been lauded by critics and audiences alike, did you know that the actor wasn’t exactly the first choice for his character?

His role of a closet gay man was offered to other Bollywood big names first — and rejected! According to Filmfare, the role was rejected by the likes of Farhan Akhtar, Aditya Roy Kapur and even Shahid Kapoor.

Well, now that the movie has raked in over 69 crores INR, looks like they really missed out.

Here are some shots from the flick’s success bash:

The cast poses for a picture —Photo courtesy: IB TimesThe cast poses for a picture —Photo courtesy: IB Times
Fawad's role in the family drama/comedy was highly appreciated by critics.Fawad’s role in the family drama/comedy was highly appreciated by critics.
And as usual, Fawad arrived at the success party dressed to the nines in a casual bomber jacket over a white button downAnd as usual, Fawad arrived at the success party dressed to the nines in a casual bomber jacket over a white button down

Judging from Rishi Kapoor’s Twitter, the cast obviously partied hard. Well, at least he did.