Karan Johar has returned to the director’s chair with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani which stars Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh in the lead roles. The filmmaker has additionally managed to get a casting coup of kinds with veteran actors Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan enjoying pivotal roles in his film. In a latest chat with Mid-Day, Karan opened up about his directorial return.
The household will see fashionable household dynamics on the forefront. As Karan calls it, the film is a quintessential “glad Indian household drama”. While Alia and Ranveer are undoubtedly the star attraction, one can’t deny the thrill the senior actors are bringing to the desk.
Speaking about the film, he stated, “There is unabashed naach-gaana. Dharamji is a ball of affection, and at 86, he’s so passionate. Shabanaji is an appearing establishment. With Jayaji, whom I name aunty J, I really feel like I’ve a mother on the set.” Karan Johar admits that the film will face its share of criticism. “I learn the criticism earlier than the reward. The reward does nothing for you, however what’s unhealthy or what’s mediocre must be advised. I even learn what the trolls (write). I really feel the extra grounded I’m, the extra I will fly.”
Karan Johar additionally said that his household drama with Alia and Ranveer is catering to the viewers whose style appears to have modified drastically in the final two years as a result of pandemic. Pointing out that even the Hindi viewers needs ‘tadka of Hindi cinema’ now.
Karan Johar stated, “As filmmakers, all of us have to return to the fundamentals, if we would like industrial (success). If you need to make an inventive film, go forward, however know that your viewers will get restricted. Now, the cinema-going audiences need the tadka of Hindi cinema that acquired diluted over the many years. The (success of) KGF: Chapter 2, RRR, and Pushpa: The Rise (proves the idea). We want to return to (the weather) we grew up on — drama, songs, dance, and feelings. The section of small-town, high-concept movies is nice, however that is the truth of our occasions.”
Alia and Ranveer starrer Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani is ready to release on 10 February, 2023.
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