Likewise, the Bollywood actors TV actors also work hard to achieve success in the industry. Moreover, they go the extra mile to make the impression of their character a long-lasting one. However, luck also plays an important role sometimes. We have seen some of the iconic characters that the actors played with utmost perfection. However, some of these characters/roles were initially offered to someone else. So today, we have compiled a list of TV actresses who were not the original choices for the iconic characters they played. Let us take a look at the list.
1. Rupali Ganguly: Anupamaa
Rupali Ganguly played the role of Anupamaa with perfection and left a huge impact on this one. However, Rupali was not the first choice of director for this role. The role was previously offered to Shweta Tiwari, Mona Singh, Sakshi Tanwar, and Juhi Parmar.
2. Ayesha Singh: Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin
3. Rubina Dilaik: Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
Rubina Dilaik gained a lot of critical appreciation for her role of Soumya Singh in the serial “Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki.” The Bigg Boss famed Rubina bagged the role when it was rejected by Mahhi Vij, Ragini Khanna, and Jennifer Winget.
4. Sumbur Touqeer Khan: Imlie
The role of Imlie in the serial titled “Imlie” was offered to Avika Gor, Anushka Sen, and Ashnoor Kaur. Somehow, destiny played its cards, and the role was landed to Sumbul, who did her job so perfectly that now we cannot imagine any other actress playing that role.
5. Surbhi Jyoti: Qubool Hai
Everyone remembers the character named Zoya Farooqui from the popular tv serial “Qubool Hai.” Thanks to the efforts of Surbhi Jyoti that made the impact of the role a long-lasting one. However, she was not the initial choice for this role as the role was offered to Disha Parmar, Radhika Madan, and Preetika Rao before Surbhi bagged it.