In his latest interview, “
Govinda” stated that he was the initial choice to do the lead in “
Avatar,” the 2009 movie, directed by
James Cameron. He also stated that he was the one who suggested the movie title. Govinda said he told Cameron that it would take 7 – 8 years to complete the film. Cameron shocked on Govinda’s statement, but it happened and the film released after 7 years, stated Govinda.
Cameron had approached Govinda to do the role with the call sheet of 410 days. Govinda denied doing the film as he doesn’t want to apply the blue color on his body for 410 days. Cameron had asked how Govinda predicted that it would take 7-8 years. Govinda stated that Cameron’s task is not so easy and it was a bit impossible task too. At present, James Cameron has been getting ready to make the sequel to the film, “Avatar 2.”