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Ali Abbas Zafar expresses regret over missing out on Katrina Kaif for 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan'

Ali Abbas Zafar revealed that Katrina Kaif was the first pick for Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

By Web Desk
April 03, 2024
Ali Abbas Zafar regrets not casting Katrina Kaif for Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Ali Abbas Zafar regrets not casting Katrina Kaif for 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan'

Ali Abbas Zafar disclosed that Katrina Kaif was initially considered for Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

During a recent interview with News18, the 42-year-old filmmaker expressed his disappointment over not being able to cast Kaif in the project due to her prior engagements.

The Tiger Zinda Hai director said, “She couldn’t do our film because she was busy with something else. I just hope that she keeps her dates free for my next film.”

Zafar also acknowledged that the Bang Bang actress is his top preference for the female leads in all his movies.

Reflecting on his bond with Katrina, Zafar said, “Katrina is always on my mind when it comes to making any film. If I don’t cast her, she calls and tells me, ‘Why aren’t you taking me in your film?’ She said the same this time around too."

"Whenever I’ve worked with her, we’ve always shared a great bond as a director-actor duo,” he added.

Moreover, Zafar emphasized that Katrina's acting potential is yet to be fully explored, saying, “I feel there’s a lot of potential in her as an actor. Be it Bharat, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan or Tiger Zinda Hai, she has done some really good work with me."

"Every time I make a film, the first call I get is from Katrina where she complains about me not casting her. She often asks, ‘Why am I not being offered this film."