After the phenomenal success of Chak De India, Yashraj fans look
forward to Laaga Chunari Mein Daag , slated for release on October 12,
2007. The promos have whetted the appetite, and they are hungry for
The story revolves around two sisters, played by Rani Mukherjee and
Konkona Sen Sharma
. They live with their parents, Anupam Kher
Bachchan, in Benares. Circumstances and the search for a better
standard of living lead Rani to Mumbai, where she falls in love with
. Konkona finds love with Kunal Kapoor. However, there
are some deep, dark secrets that may destroy their idyllic world.
If that does not sound intriguing enough, here are a few reasons you may want to watch the movie for:
This is the first time that the Bunty aur Babli pair has acted together
since Abhishek's marriage to Aishwarya Rai. Abhishek and Rani have had
such a strong on-screen chemistry, that many fans were expecting them
to marry each other off-screen.
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There are rumours that all is not well between Abhisek and Rani, and
these were almost verified by Aishwarya Rai's frequent visits to the
set, and snubbing Rani. In fact, Jaya Bachchan
is supposed to have
given Rani the cold shoulder, too.
Rani is playing a prostitute for the second time. She had earlier
played a naachnewali in Mangal Pandey – The Rising. In this movie, her
character comes from an impoverished family, and she gets into the
profession to make ends meet.
Abhishek and Jaya will act together in a movie for the first time.
Abhishek has done a few movies with his father, but none with his
mother. Jaya returns to the big screen after a gap of two years. Her
last movie was Kal Ho Na Ho.
, who shot to fame with Parineeta, does not repeat his
lucky pair this time. He had apparently asked Vidya Balan
for a role in
this one, but she had date problems.