Bollywood Kissa: Hema Malini was Raj Kapoor’s first choice for ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, then why Zeenat Aman became ‘Roopa’?

Satyam Shivam Sundaram Fact: Indian cinema has given many memorable films. Which was not only liked by the audience, but these films also worked to change the cinema trend. One such film is ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’. Being included in the superhit films of its time, this film was completely out of the box. Not only did Raj Kapoor work very hard for this film, but Zeenat Aman portrayed the character ‘Roopa’ The audience still remembers the film that was put on the screen. But do you know that Zeenat Aman was not the first choice for this film. Actually Raj Kapoor had first offered Hema Malini for the film.

Hema’s condition was like this after listening to the story of the film
According to the news, when Hema Malini reached RK Studio for the screen test, she was shocked to know about this very bold character. When she was briefed about the character’s style, costume, Hema became uncomfortable and only then it became clear that she would not be a part of the film. It is said that when Hema listened to the complete script and then went towards the dressing room with the costume for the screen test, she left the studio from there.

This is how Zeenat Aman’s entry in the film
Actually Hema did not want to directly refuse Raj Kapoor’s offer. In such a situation, as soon as she got a chance, she left the studio without saying anything. When Raj Kapoor sent an assistant to the dressing room to call her, she was not found there. After which Raj also understood the whole matter that now he will have to find another face for his film. After which he approached Zeenat Aman for the role of Roopa. Actually at that time Raj Kapoor was already working with Zeenat in a film. On hearing Raj Kapoor’s offer, Zeenat Aman said yes and after that the success scale of this film is known to the whole world.

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