Based on the films he chooses, Manoj Bajpayee has rarely had the opportunity to discover dancing on the screen. That’s not to say the actor doesn’t enjoy shaking a leg in front of the camera – after all, don’t we all remember his tapori dance in Sapne mein milti hai from Satya (1998)? For his upcoming movie Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Bajpayee put on his dancing shoes and adjusted his steps with Karishma Tanna and Abhishek Banerjee in Basanti.
“I haven’t explored dance as an expression as much as I would have liked. When I said yes to the movie, I was specifically looking forward to the dance sequences. can do, ”said Bajpayee, who filmed the track in a Veera Desai studio for two days in January.
Manoj Bajpayee with Shefali Shah in Sapne mein milti hai from Satya
Interestingly, the actor is unrecognizable in the number because he wears heavy prosthetics and a big belly. As the Abhishek Sharma-directed venture is set in the 1990s, choreographer Vijay Ganguly stayed true to the decade, encouraging the actors to dance freestyle. A hand of a unit reveals that Ganguly and Bajpayee spontaneously improvised the steps during the shoot so that it could channel the Bhiku Mhatre within him.
Bajpayee says that as a viewer he really enjoys the singing and dancing routine of Indian movies. “In mainstream Hindi movies, songs are an extension of the story, and even in this movie the song is crucial. I’m not usually a fan of dancing in movies, but I don’t mind if it improves narration.” In the November 13 release, Bajpayee plays a marriage detective battling a groom-to-be, written by Diljit Dosanjh.
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