Director Rumy Jafry recently recalled the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and the movie he was supposed to make with him. The director has revealed why he put the film on hold after the actor’s death in June of last year. With a career spanning over 30 years, Jafrey has made a significant contribution to the Indian film industry with films of all genres, such as Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No 1 and Gali Gali Chor Hai.
Rumy Jafry on Sushant Singh Rajput
Speaking with the PTI, the veteran director revealed why he chose to shut the door on a romantic drama film he was planning with the late actor. The director said he had many script reading sessions with Sushant, who also seemed excited to be joining the project. However, after his death, Jafry put the script away in a closet and said he would ask whether to relaunch the project after his next mystery was released. Chehre.
When I reopened the script I could only remember Sushant because we did a lot of reading sessions together at my house. I put it in the closet. After the release of ‘Chehre’ I will decide whether to do it or not, “he said.
Learn more about Chehre by Rumy Jafry
The director is currently busy stepping up promotional events for his upcoming Amitabh and Emran Hashmi starrer. Chehre. The plot of the film follows the story of an old man who has a penchant for mind games. Besides these big names in Bollywood, the film will also star Annu Kapoor, Krystle D’Souza, Drrithiman Chakroborthy, Raghubir Yadav and Siddhanth Kapoor.
In the same interview, the director explained that he was working with Bachchan, saying, âWhen I was discussing the idea of ââdoing something different with Amit ji, he immediately nodded and told me that I could choose any topic. So while we were working on the script, we had Amit ji in mind. If he had not said yes, we would not have succeeded. We’re glad he liked the script. “
Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on June 14, 2020. The actor was found hanging from his ceiling in his Bandra home in Mumbai.
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