December 14, 2016 7:24:42 pm
Emraan Hashmi is happy to have reunited with Ajay Devgn on screen once again, this time for Milan Luthria’s Baadshaho. The actors who have acted together in the past in films like Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, bonded immensely on the sets of their latest film. Talking about Ajay, Emraan told indianexpress.com, “Ajay is fantastic. He has undoubtedly been one of my best male co-actors till date. He is very secure. He is a brilliant actor. Everytime I work with him, I get to learn something new.”
Emraan who has just finished the Jodhpur leg of Baadshaho expressed his happiness with the way the shoot has been progressing. “It was fantastic shooting in Jodhpur. We all had a great time. I can’t wait to get back.”
The film is set to release in September next year. When asked if viewers would get to see shades of the real Emraan Hashmi in Baadshaho, the actor replied with a smile, “I know what shades you at talking about. All I can say is you won’t be disappointed.”
Meanwhile, earlier in the day Emraan was spotted mingling with cancer patients at the Tata Memorial Hospital where an event was organised to increase cancer awareness. Talking about the disease, Emraan said, “I have still not been able to understand why cancer is considered a stigma in society. People are still unwilling to talk about it. You still talk about it in hush-hush tones. I can’t understand why. So you need to talk about it and create more awareness. ”
While people may still find it difficult to talk about cancer, Bollywood too has traditionally shied away from making a film revolving around the subject, unlike Hollywood. Explaining the possible reason behind the same, Emraan said, “Cancer is seen as a grim subject which many feel is not commercially viable. There is a fear that because of the economics. it may not work. But I beg to differ. If a film is emotional and has a good story it will work. Only one has to make a successful film. People have a warped understanding of what is commercial and what is not. I feel there is a script waiting around.”
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