Ever since veteran actor Dilip Kumar left for his heavenly abode, be it his followers or individuals from the business, everyone seems to be reminiscing about him. Whereas some are sharing his footage, movies or snippets from interviews, others are sharing their reminiscences about him. Equally, in her current tete-a-tete with a number one day by day, late director BR Chopra’s daughter-in-law Renu Chopra revealed that Dilip Kumar was the primary selection for
Whereas talking to Instances Of India, Renu revealed, “My father-in-law was supposed to make that film with Dilip Kumar and Rakhee, but she opted out and later he fell ill. It never got made.”
Later, Baghban was directed by BR Chopra’s son Ravi Chopra and it featured Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Salman Khan, Mahima Chaudhry, Aman Verma, Samir Soni, and so forth., within the lead roles.
Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini, Renu mentioned that some modifications had been made within the script to make the story look modern with Valentine’s Day, however the essence of the topic was retained.
“Ravi did invite Dilip Kumar for the muhurat of the film but he had begun to keep unwell and was confined to the wheelchair. When we did go to invite them for the muhurat, Saira remembered the entire story of the film that was narrated to Dilip saab. All the scenes were embedded in her mind and she was impressed with the romance of the elderly couple,” shared Renu with the main day by day.
In the identical interview, Renu additionally revealed that Dilip shared a heat equation along with her household, as a result of he and BR Chopra had labored collectively in lots of movies like
Naya Daur, Dastaan, Mazdoor,
and so forth., and mentioned, “I have to tell you I was his favorite bahu.”
Story first printed: Sunday, July 11, 2021, 13:57 [IST]