Gajraj Rao reveals the reason for saying no to ‘Badhaai Ho’ earlier

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Published by Lokendra Sharma on 05 Feb 2020

Actor Gajraj Rao, who became a household name after his film Badhaai Ho featuring Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, and Surekha Sikri, is a veteran actor and has been working in the industry since the 1990s. The actor grabbed the limelight with Amit Sharma’s movie and the movie even bagged a National Award. Recently, in an interview, the actor revealed that he was about to say no to ‘Badhaai Ho’. 

In the meeting, the veteran actor stated, “I was about to say a no to the film but my ethics and moral values didn’t allow me to make him (Amit Sharma- Badhaai Ho director) suffer loss because of me.”

He further stated that he was moved by the faith Amit Sharma had put on him. Gajraj Ji revealed that he had a conversation with the director and he said, “You can get a major star. The content is absolutely powerful. On this Amit Sharma stated, ‘Gajraj Ji, you are already a big star for me.’ I disclosed to him that I cannot dance as I have ankylosing spondylitis and I can’t control my non-verbal communication myself. However, he still believed in me”.

Talking about his work front, Gajraj Rao will again share the screen space with Ayushmann Khurrana and Neena Gupta in the film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. The movie is a sequel to Shubh Mangal Saavdhan that starred Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana in the leads. However, the sequel shows a completely different story with new characters. The movie is helmed by Hitesh Kewalya and is all set to hit the big screens on February 21, 2020.

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