Sushmita Sen just lately gave an interview the place she talked about her function as Chandni Chopra in Essential Hoon Na (2004), and the way regardless of it being a small function, it was nonetheless highly effective. She additionally shared how the late filmmaker Yash Chopra had praised her efficiency. Moreover, she talked about that the posters for the movie had been taken down a day after its launch and changed with new ones that includes her alongside Shah Rukh Khan.
Based on Sushmita, Essential Hoon Na has turn into a defining second in her profession as folks are likely to revisit the movie typically. In an interview with a number one portal, Sushmita stated, “Farah Khan called my director, and said, ‘Sush, I have seen the final edit and I have to apologise to you. Shah Rukh of course has the role, Zayed and Amrita have a role, but you are barely there’. So I was like, ‘That is okay Farah, we had a deal, you kept through the promise, and I kept through it. It is done, now don’t worry about it’. But inside I was thinking, ‘Oh no, I am barely there!’ The screening happened at Film City. My phone starts ringing. And I don’t know why Yash ji (Yash Chopra) is calling me, the whole gamut of the industry is calling. So ab darr darr ke I pick up the phone.”
Sushmita remembered receiving reward for her work and being informed that the particular person could not take their eyes off of her, and hoped that she can be in each body of the second half. Nonetheless, she didn’t attend the screening as a result of Farah had knowledgeable her that she was solely current minimally within the movie, and she or he feared feeling disillusioned.
She additional acknowledged, “From the response, I knew something had changed. The role had not changed, the impact had. The role was still as small as it was, but it was powerful enough. The reaction of the audience was so intense that the first posters of Main Hoon Na all over Bombay had Zayed Khan, Amrita Rao and Shah Rukh and Shah Rukh alone. By Saturday, after the film had been released, there was Shah Rukh and me on every poster. That is the power of people and audience, and I have huge respect for that… the audiences were like ‘We want her, we want to see her up there with him (Shah Rukh)’. Farah called me and said ‘All the posters were being brought down and new ones are being put up. You better go for a drive today’. And I did.”
Launched in 2003, Essential Hoon Na was written and directed by Farah Khan and marked her directorial debut. The film options Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Suniel Shetty, Amrita Rao, and Zayed Khan. The story revolves round Main Ram Sharma, who goes undercover as a college pupil to safeguard a basic’s daughter from a rogue soldier who poses a risk to her security. Within the movie, Sushmita performs the function of chemistry professor Miss Chandini, Shah Rukh Khan’s characters’ love curiosity.
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