After six years since he last directed ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, Karan Johar has brought his charm back with his ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’,which was released on July 28, 2023. Since then, the film has received unconditional love and adulation from fans and also praise for Karan Johar’s directorial which was referred to as the return of “OG Bollywood.” On the other side, some have criticized the film for being too sentimental and cliched.
The legendary actors Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra are the ones generating most of the buzz in the family drama starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.
Fans and viewers were shocked to see Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra sharing a kiss on screen.The moment was always planned to be in the film, according to Ishita Moitra, who wrote the dialogue and co-wrote the script for RRKPK.
The audience would not have witnessed the seasoned performers kissing, according to Ishita Moirta, who spoke to Hindustan Times. She disclosed that the kissing sequence was included in the original draft and was not added at the last minute. She continued, explaining further the director’s perspective, by saying that Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra’s kissing sequence was always meant to be a dignified moment. Furthermore, according to Ishita Moitra, neither Shabana Azmi nor Dharmendra had any issues with the kissing sequence.
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani has been hailed as one of Karan Johar’s best films to date by several Bollywood personalities.