Talking about Suriya's illustrious career, Ghajini is one of the iconic films that proved his acting prowess. Ghajini was so popular that it was remade in Hindi with Aamir Khan and Asin in lead roles. However, actor Madhavan recently shared an interesting anecdote about Ghajini. During an Instagram live session with Suriya, Madhavan revealed that he had rejected Ghajini as he didn't like the second half of the film. He also added that he was happy that it finally came to Suriya.
During the live session, Madhavan said, "I was offered a film called Ghajini. I rejected the film as I didn't like the story and I told director AR Murugadoss sir that the second half of the film didn't connect with me. That story eventually came to you and I was very happy after watching you. I had seen you earlier in Kaakha Kaakha and I was happy because I felt the role in Ghajini had gone to the right person, which you as well proved. The success of Ghajini is a huge thing. I watched the hard work you had put in for your role in the film and for achieving your six-pack abs. At the time, it made me wonder whether I can do this since you were working that hard. I remember quite well that you had not consumed any salt for nearly a week for your physique and it created a disinterest in my work. I started questioning myself about the kind of work I was doing and I would look at you and it hit me how much effort and hard work you were putting in for your role. And, I really felt that I was not doing enough justice to my career and my movies. Only after that, did I begin applying the advice that I had given you in my life. I used you as an example. And then, of course, after Ghajini, your career was historical for everyone to see."