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Dilip Kumar: Well it may come as a surprise but veteran actor Dilip Kumar was offered a lead role in the award winning David Lean movie Lawrence of Arabia (1962).  But the actor refused the role which ultimately was bagged by Egyptian actor Omar Sharif.

Bollywood Actors who refused to do Hollywood films

Bollywood stars have always been keen on doing Hollywood movies so that they can have a wider acclamation and fan following. While Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan  have done stellar roles in Hollywood films, many often the other stars had to settle for a blink and miss role in Hollywood. However not many know that many times our Bollywood stars have turned down big Hollywood projects.  It is a bit unbelievable but we bring you five stars who opted out of these films.