Did you know Kamal Hasan and Preity Zinta were the first choice for 2010 blockbuster movie ‘Robot’

You will be surprised to know that veteran actor Kamal Haasan was the first choice for Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Robot’. According to director S. Shankar he originally wrote the movie for Kamal Haasan. Infant they even did a photoshoot for the promotion of the movie. It was originally planned in 2001 was to star Kamal Hasan and Preity Zinta. However, the project got shelved at that point of time because of some unknown reason and hence the couple was never seen on screen. Robot was then made with a huge budget and eventually went on to smash a number of box office records, with Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the leading roles.