Not Shahrukh Khan but this actor was the first choice for ‘Zero’. See here: The Cinema Times, Kathmandu- It is now revealed that the first choice for the role of the dwarf hero in Aanand L Rai’s ‘Zero’ before Shahrukh Khan was Bollywood’s power house Ranveer Singh. In fact, the discussions were done and the deal was closed. Ranveer was all set to start shooting when Shah Rukh Khan not only showed interest in the role, he also offered to step in as the producer. According to the close source,“The cast was changed overnight and Ranveer found himself out of Zero, making way for Shah Rukh. Now that Zero is showing every sign of being a box office disaster.” And everyone knows what happened to ‘Zero’.