Teri Meri Kahaani pays tribute to Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand and Dilip Kumar
Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor is starring in a new film ‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ in the direction of Kunal Kohli. The film sees Shahid romancing Priyanka Chopra in the lead role. According to insiders Shahid Kapoor will be seen as a struggling musician of 1960s in the film. Shahid says the film is inspired by the legendary superstars of those era, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand and Dilip Kumar and is his tribute to them. He says “The film talks about three eras – 1910, 1960 and 2012.
The era that you are talking about, the 1960s, Dev saab, Mr. Raj Kapoor, Dilip saab, they were the biggest stars. I am playing a character of that time, a struggling musician. So, whatever we have done is inspired by them,” the 31-year-old said here Monday on the sets of “Dance India Dance”.. Shahid further added “Kunal (director Kunal Kohli) wanted to pay a little tribute to them. So, a little bit is inspired from them. I don’t think anybody can do what they have really done,” .
Pretty lass Priyanka when asked why it took so long for her to team with Shahid after their hit Kaminey in 2009, she said “I don’t think Shahid produces films nor do I produce films.
Whenever a film is offered to us together, we will do one and we are glad to be doing ‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ because it’s a very special film and we are very happy to have come together for that.”. Even Prachi Desai will be seen in the film which is due for release on June 22nd.