With super star Mahesh Babu’s latest film ‘Srimanthudu’ going towards blockbuster status, talk in the industry is about NTR rejected stories, which have become blockbusters with other heroes. Sources revealed that Koratala Siva first narrated the story of ‘Srimanthudu’ to NTR but for some reasons the project did not materialize.
So far for the year 2015 Telugu film industry gets two blockbusters in the form of Baahubali and Srimanthudu. Hits and flops are common for any hero in any film industry but here is the some of the block busters list which were rejected by young tiger Jr NTR.
NTR Rejected Telugu Movies List:
1. Dil – (Nithin)
2. Arya – (Allu Arjun)
3. Bhadra – (Raviteja)
4. Athanokkade – (Kalyan Ram)
5. Kick – (Raviteja)
6. Krishna – (Raviteja)
7. Srimanthudu – (Mahesh Babu)
This started with ‘Dil’. After getting rejected by NTR, Vinayak scored a hit with ‘Dil’ by casting Nithiin. Even Sukumar narrated the story of ‘Arya’ to first NTR but it was the turn of Allu Arjun to get the golden goose. Surendar Reddy first narrated the script of ‘Athanokkade’ to NTR but Kalyan Ram hit jackpot with that story. Boyapati Srinu, rejected by NTR, made ‘Bhadra’ with Ravi Teja and scored blockbuster. Even Ravi Teja starrers ‘Kick’ and ‘Krishna’ were first listened by NTR only.
Now he is acting under the direction of Sukumar for a tentatively titled film ‘Ma Nannaku Prematho’.