Wednesday, October 10, 2007
| 2:29:49 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
0 Comments | 956 Views | Copyright: IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The promotional clippings of 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa' may give the impression that it is a really funny film, but producer Bhushan Kumar says its not a full-fledged comedy.
'Of course, 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa' has a lot of funny moments. But those moments are combined with a supernatural element. This is a supernatural comedy, something never done before,' Kumar told IANS.
The T-Series head honcho feels the days of out-and-out comedies are numbered.
'Partner' did well. But 'Dhamaal' and 'Dhol' were not the hits they were expected to be. I think the audience is looking for a twist in their comedy. 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa' provides that twist.'
There is also some controversy surrounding the film. While the chant 'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' in the film had some right-wing elements incensed, another song 'Allah hafiz' seems to be targeting the Muslim audience to coincide with Eid.
Kumar, however, completely denies this.
He said: 'We had the catchy phrase 'Allah hafiz' in mind for a long time. You know how these lines like 'Mashaa Aallah' and 'Ya Ali' are working with the younger generation.
'So there was a situation for a road song in 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa' where 'Allah hafiz' worked fine. That the film is being released on Eid and that Muslim audiences would like the number is just a coincidence.'
As for the 'Hare Rama' chant, Kumar explained: 'Yes there was some objection to the visuals of a Buddha statue and some glamour element. We removed them. Even then some people objected to the song. But since it was approved by the censors there isn't much that anyone can do.'
Two of Kumar's forthcoming films aren't comedies either.
'We have Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Aashayein' and the other project is tentatively titled 'Tasveer'. Both are serious films.'
The cool guys of our Telly industry share about the girls to whom they ...
Bigg Boss is one of the most popular reality shows on Indian television...
Versatile actor-writer Kader Khan has said that after his illness, ...
Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Vijay Raaz, Rakesh Bedi, Rajpal Yadav, Tia ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index