Surprise Call from Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Karan Johar's Directorial Genius Shines Anew with 'Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani'
After a significant hiatus, director Karan Johar has returned to the director's chair. His comeback film, "Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani," hit the screens after a seven-year gap and has emerged as a blockbuster at the box office. Starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh in pivotal roles, the movie garnered widespread acclaim. While Karan Johar received congratulations from numerous well-wishers following the film's success, he was taken aback by a particular phone call. During an interview, Karan disclosed that he had received a surprise call from renowned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, celebrated for his work on "Devdas."
"Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani" has been in theaters for over two months now, and it continues to captivate audiences, maintaining its stronghold on their affections. The film has also made an impressive mark on the global box office, demonstrating its universal appeal.
When inquired about whether Sanjay Leela Bhansali had reached out to him following "Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani," Karan Johar responded by noting that Sanjay Leela Bhansali has not contacted him after any of his films. However, Karan did mention that he himself had made several calls to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and emphasized that he is not someone who frequently initiates phone conversations. Karan expressed his appreciation for the calls he received from various individuals in response to this film.
During an interview with Mid-Day, Karan Johar shared the source of inspiration for the movie, which was none other than the dynamic Bollywood couple – Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna. He revealed their close bond and the memorable dinners and lunches they had enjoyed together. Karan found their relationship to be truly inspirational, highlighting that people from diverse backgrounds and societies are capable of experiencing profound love for one another.
In the movie, Rocky Randhawa and Rani Chatterjee hail from completely disparate backgrounds, yet they find themselves deeply in love. In an effort to unite their families, they make the bold decision to cohabit for three months, successfully capturing each other's affections along the way.
- PTC PUNJABI