Jun 12, 2020, 05:30 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan R Ayushman Khurana starrer 'Gulabo Sitabo' has been released on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video. The film's director Shoojit Sarkar has revealed its connection to the reception of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in an interview. According to him, he told the story of the film to Ayushmann during this reception.
Shoojit explains, “Yes, Ayushmann was the first choice for the film. But before that there was a lot of debate between us. His casting took place later. Bachchan (Amitabh) Sahab was first cast. I remember that I broke the news for him (Ayushmann). ”
Shoojit laughs further, saying, “I remember very well that it was Deepika Padukone's reception. There I gave him the basic narration. When we agreed on the film, they were very excited. “
This is the story of 'Gulabo Sitabo'
The story of the film is written by Juhi Chaturvedi, author of films like 'Piku'. Amitabh plays Mirza, the owner of Lucknow's Nawabi Haveli Fatima Mahal, and Ayushmann as his tenant Banke. The story revolves around a tip-and-bust between Tom and Jerry.
Amitabh used to help Ayushman improve the lines
In an interview, Ayushmann told that Amitabh used to help him improve his lines on the set. He says, “That was an eye-opening experience for me.” I remember when I was marking my lines in the script, they said why are you just marking your lines, you should also mark my lines. This shows that they believe in the totality of the process. They are not selfish, but helpful. “
Appreciation on the film release
Ayushmann also praised Amitabh on the occasion of the film's release. On Friday, he wrote in his tweet, “Whenever a young person in our country wants to step into acting, it is Amitabh Bachchan. My last film had a dialogue that Bachchan is not made, Bachchan is just . “
– Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) June 12, 2020
Ayushmann further wrote, “When I watched 'Hum' in Neelam Cinema, Chandigarh, as a child, there was an energy in the body that forced me to become an actor. My first TV shoot was in Mukesh Mills and that's where Was where 'Jumma Chumma De De' was shot. That day I had a feeling of I Have Arrived (I have arrived).
Ayushmann writes, “If this was the situation then you might be wondering what feeling I will be going through today. In 'Gulabo Sitabho', I was standing in front of me as a co-star and the attitude of the characters was such that we had a- The other one had to suffer a lot. Actually what is my demand that I can speak in front of him. ”
At the end of the post, Ayushmann thanked Shoojit Sarkar for bringing him in the same frame with Amitabh. He wrote, “I would like to thank Shoojit Da for this awe-inspiring experience that he has shown me in a frame with a superhero like Amitabh Bachchan. You are my mentor, have reached here with your hand held. I am born a hundred lives. To get, Zindagi gave opportunities to show a thousand skills. ”