Amrita Rao is in a very happy space right now as she is all set to become the newest mom in Bollywood. She has had a very successful career in the industry after making her debut with Ab Ke Baras in 2002.
In an interview with Times of India, she is now spilling the beans about her debut in Bollywood, the success of her films and the relationship rumors with Shahid Kapoor. First, she talked about the failure of her debut film and said, “Blessed as I was, my entry into films was through Tips films that saw me in a popular commercial and came home with a bouquet and a cake to draw me for a artist management contract. Even before my debut film came out, I had already recorded for The Legend of Bhagat Singh. “
She added: “I also started rehearsals for ‘Ishq Vishk’ and so the failure of ‘Ab Ke Baras’ was a complete flash in the pan. The critics and the public were both awakened by ‘Ishq Vishk’.” She then related what happened when the film was released and the audience reaction.
She revealed, “I can never forget that day when ‘Ishq Vishk came out’. Director Ken Ghosh, Shahid, myself and producer Ramesh Taurani, we literally visited all the theaters we could. We stood in the entrance area and watched the audience go crazy. laughing and enjoying every punch line. Ken got a call that the movie is a bumper opening in India. “
Rao’s other film that was a huge success was Sooraj Barjatya’s Vivah, which was released in 2006 and again with Kapoor. The last silver anniversary film in India, the actress looks back on the blockbuster: ‘Vivah is to me what’ Mughal ‘E’Aazam’ was to Madhubala and ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ to Madhuri Dixit. The film has become the nation’s darling over the years and the kind of respect and recognizability I have of that film is incredible. “
She added: “Vivah was considered regressive only by the English critics, but the Indian public proved them totally wrong. Even today it is a record on television that if it is a weekend, ‘Vivah’ should be broadcast. ”
When Rao was asked about her response to the relationship rumors with Shahid Kapoor that took place when they made multiple films together, she revealed, “Shahid was always in a relationship when I was his co-star. Yes, the audience always wished we were one.” couple “but that had only to do with our enormous popularity on screen. The funny thing is that Shahid and I have only been very good colleagues, we weren’t even friends who got along.”
She continued: “But then again, we have a tremendous amount of respect for each other as artists and recently Shahid also announced on social media that he misses working with me, which was very sweet. Why Shahid and I never cast together after ‘Vivah’ a million dollar question and something to think about! “
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