The record of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s unrealised initiatives is kind of lengthy. The actor got here near starring in a number of movies, comparable to Fitoor and Half Girlfriend, which he was compelled to drop out of, for varied causes. You also can add the John Abraham-starrer Romeo Akbar Walter to that record.
The interval thriller was arrange with Sushant within the lead position of a spy, and posters had even been designed with the actor front-and-centre. But as a result of of scheduling conflicts, Sushant was compelled to take away himself from the movie, leaving producer Bunty Walia and director Robbie Grewal ‘shocked’ and scrambling to discover a substitute.
“Unfortunately, I will not be part of Romeo Akbar Walter due to changes in my prior commitments. I wanted to be part of the project because I love the story, and believe it must be told, but, that will not happen,” Sushant had mentioned in his assertion to a number of media shops.
Producer Ajay Kapoor advised DNA, “Nothing went wrong except that the dates Sushant had given us were clashing with another film so we decided to part ways amicably. Obviously one feels bad as we had finished most of the prep and were ready to roll. But everything is sorted now, Sushant is like a brother.”
Meanwhile, a supply advised Mid-Day, “The script (of RAW) is powerful, and could have been be a turning point in Sushant’s career. He requested Ajay to give him time to sort out the schedule conflict. Sushant wanted to shoot for his films over 15-day schedules, but, Ajay felt it would affect the continuity. He wanted two 30-day schedules to complete Romeo, but that wasn’t possible for the actor.”
But producer Bunty Walia didn’t appear to have taken Sushant’s departure in his stride. “We had signed Sushant in February and had his dates too. His sudden exit came as a shock to us, in particular to Robbie, given that he had given his nod right away,” Bunty had mentioned to Mumbai Mirror.
The position ultimately went to John. The movie additionally featured Mouni Roy, Jackie Shroff and Sikandar Kher. Romeo Akbar Walter did reasonable enterprise on the field workplace, and made a bit of over Rs 50 crore.
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