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Varun Denies Being the First Choice For Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992

The actor corrected a Twitter user who claimed he was to play the role which Pratik Gandhi stars in.

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Varun Dhawan clarifies a rumour that he was the first choice for Pratik Gandhi's role in Scam 1992.
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Varun Dhawan recently took to Twitter to clarify that he wasn't the first choice for the role of Harshad Mehta in Hansal Mehta's Scam 1992. The actor corrected a user who said that he was supposed to play the part that Pratik Gandhi essays in the SonyLiv show.

The original tweet read, "Did you know? #VarunDhawan was the first choice to play the iconic role of #HarshadMehta in Scam 1992. Later director Hansal Mehta suggested #PratikGandhi and the rest is history".

Varun Denies Being the First Choice For Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992

To which Varun Dhawan replied, "Really not true I think the only choice for this show can be #pratikgandhi absolutely brilliant he is. big fan #scam 1992".

Varun Denies Being the First Choice For Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992

Thanking him for the clarification, the user attached a screenshot of a news report from which he said he got the trivia.

Varun Denies Being the First Choice For Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992

Set in 1980’s and 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who took the stock market to dizzying heights and his subsequent downfall. The series also stars Shreya Dhanwanthary and Satish Kaushik, among others.

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