I am still disappointed Prateik Babbar reveals losing Bhaag Milkha Bhaag to Farhan Akhtar despite being locked for it

Renowned actor Shreyas Talpade recently underwent angioplasty post a heart attack, and his health is reportedly on the mend. The actor, known for his versatile roles, is currently recuperating, with anticipation building around the date of his discharge.

The 46-year-old actor experienced a health scare, leading to the necessity of angioplasty. However, reassuring news has emerged, indicating that Shreyas Talpade’s health is improving steadily. Medical professionals are closely monitoring his progress, and an official statement regarding his expected discharge date is yet to be released.

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Prateik Babbar Reflects on Career Low, Reveals Losing Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Role to Farhan Akhtar

In a candid interview, actor Prateik Babbar delved into a challenging phase of his career, reflecting on pivotal moments that negatively impacted his professional trajectory. Born to esteemed actors Smita Patil and Raj Babbar, Prateik began his journey in the film industry, but not without facing setbacks.

The actor recounted a significant missed opportunity, revealing that he was initially ‘locked’ for the lead role of Milkha Singh in the biographical sports drama film “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.” Despite being set for the part, he lamented losing the opportunity to Farhan Akhtar.

Recalling the turn of events, Prateik shared, “I remember Ranveer Singh walked out of the audition room, and I walked in. They just stopped the audition as they found what they were looking for.” He highlighted the disappointment of the situation, explaining how mismanagement on the commercial front led to Farhan Akhtar securing the role.

Prateik Babbar Opens Up About Struggles with Addiction Impacting Career

In the same interview, Prateik Babbar candidly discussed his battle with substance abuse and its detrimental effects on his acting career. The actor revealed that his struggle with addiction led to the shelving of projects, as he was often unable to deliver lines or appear on set due to being under the influence.

Reflecting on the overwhelming nature of the industry and personal challenges, Prateik disclosed, “Everything, the politics, the vices, and then I crashed, everything came crumbling down.” The actor shared the difficulties he faced at a young age, entering rehabilitation at 18 after being deceived by his family, marking a challenging period in his life.