Why Jayaram Rejected Mani Ratnam’s Thalapathi?
Mollywood’s family hero Jayram recently revealed his connection with Mani Ratnam directed classic movie, ‘Thalapathi’. The actor disclosed that he rejected the opportunity to be a part of ‘Thalapathi’. The actor revealed he was the initial choice for the role of Arjun, the younger brother of Suriya, played by superstar Rajnikanth. It was Mammootty, one of the lead actors of the movie, who suggested Jayaram to Mani Ratnam.
Jayram being busy with his other projects could not accept the offer and later, the team went on to cast Arvind Swamy, a small time model then, in the role of Arjun. Arvind Swamy delivered a brilliant performance and went on to become one of the most sought after actors in Tamil Cinema.