In his autobiography, Filmmaker Lakis Oprakash Mehra revealed that James Bond actor Daniel Craig had auditioned for the role of Rang De BasantiHowever, he could not take up this role because he also acquired James Bond. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s autobiography “Stranger in the Mirror” was co-written with Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta. In a particular segment, the filmmaker talked about how the producers David Reid and Adam Pauling supported Alice Patten and Steven McIntosh as Sue and James McKinley, respectively. However, Daniel Craig also auditioned for the role of James McKinley.
“I clearly remember that one of the people who auditioned for the role of James McKinley was the young jailer who was hanged with Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. It was the current James Bond (James Bond). ), Daniel Craig,” the filmmaker wrote in his work.Book according to PTI.
“Daniel Craig was my first choice, but he asked if we could give him some time because he is also considered the next James Bond. As they say, the rest is history,” he added .