After Dharmendra and Karan Johar, Shabana Azmi shared her ideas on the on-screen kiss with Dharmendra in Karan Johar’s directorial Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. The movie launched in theatres final Friday and ever since its launch, the on-screen kiss between the 2 veteran actors has turn into the speak of the city. Requested in regards to the kiss, Shabana Azmi informed Zoom in a latest interview, “I by no means thought it will create such a fuss! Persons are laughing and cheering once we do the kiss. Whereas taking pictures it was by no means a difficulty. It’s true that I have never kissed a lot on display earlier than. However who would not need to kiss a person as good-looking as Dharmendra?”
Requested in regards to the response of her husband and veteran-lyricist Javed Akhtar to the scene, Shabana Azmi informed Zoom, “Oh he was not bothered. However what bothered him was my rowdy behaviour. All through the movie I used to be applauding, whistling, cheering and shouting. He was like, ‘I do not know this lady sitting subsequent to me.’ I went insane with pleasure.”
Shabana Azmi additionally mentioned that she has been receiving overwhelming messages from many individuals because the movie launched. That is the primary time she has labored with Karan Johar. Praising the director’s imaginative and prescient, Shabana Azmi mentioned, “It is a fully new expertise for me. The sort of enthusiastic messages I get about my position, the movie is being appreciated by sections who usually look down on business cinema. That is the primary time I have been in a Karan Johar movie. The quantity of subtext the usually snooty sections of Indians are studying into Karan’s movie is nothing wanting astonishing.”
A day earlier than Karan Johar addressed this kiss throughout his dialog with movie critic Anupama Chopra for one of many periods of Movie Companion. Requested if he took time to persuade Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi for the scene, Karan Johar mentioned to Anupama Chopra, “Shabanaji (Azmi) is a trooper. She’s a grasp actor. She’s a “baap” actor as they are saying. There is no debate, no query. Dharam ji was like, ‘haan theek hai karna hai, advantageous’. (It was) two nice veterans, performing with absolute aplomb, no questions requested. It was wonderful to see them.”
Dharmendra additionally talked to Information 18 to share his ideas in regards to the kiss. He mentioned, “I’m listening to that Shabana and I’ve shocked the viewers with the kissing scene, and on the identical time they’ve even applauded it. I feel folks weren’t anticipating it and it got here very all of the sudden which is why it created an affect. The final time I did a kissing scene was in Life In A Metro with Nafisa Ali and at the moment too folks had appreciated it.”
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani marks Karan Johar’s return to the director’s seat after seven years of his final movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh have re-kindled their on-screen romance within the film after Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy.
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