Shikhar obtained scrapped however Ghai didn’t disappoint his followers. In 1997, he got here up with Pardes with none apart from Shah Rukh.
Many instances, movies have been introduced with immense fanfare however just a few get to see the sunshine of day. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai’s Shikhar is certainly one of them.
Within the Nineteen Nineties, Ghai introduced his bold movie Shikhar with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Jackie Shroff. The movie’s mahurat was held in Haryana with nice enthusiasm. Sadly, the film didn’t make it via to the tip.
In a latest dialog with ANI, Ghai took a stroll down reminiscence lane, sharing why Shikhar was not made.
” Shikhar had a warfare backdrop. We had completed our mahurat and even recorded just a few songs for it. Nevertheless, we needed to shelve the movie attributable to budgetary points incurred after Trimurti failure… so we considered making a small movie and ultimately Pardes occurred,” he recalled.
Shikhar obtained scrapped however Ghai didn’t disappoint his followers. In 1997, he got here up with Pardes with none apart from Shah Rukh. The movie additionally marked the debut of actress Mahima Chaudhry.
It revolved across the concept of values in Indian and Western tradition. Shah Rukh performed the lead position within the blockbuster hit and Mahima performed his love curiosity. Khan performed the position of Arjun, a person who’s settled in a international land however nonetheless believes within the cultural values of his nation.
Other than the plot, credit score additionally goes to songs corresponding to ‘Yeh Dil Deewana’ and ‘Meri Mehbooba’ for making Pardes one of many evergreen movies of Bollywood. The music launch of the movie was graced by late politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
It’s been over 25 years for the reason that movie was launched and up to now, individuals bear in mind it, particularly for its love songs corresponding to ‘Yeh Dil Deewana’ and ‘Meri Mehbooba’.