Mahesh Bhatt lends his voice to Aashiqui 2
Kavita Awaasthi, Hindustan Times
Mumbai, April 23, 2013
First Published: 12:35 IST(23/4/2013)
Last Updated: 19:21 IST(25/4/2013)
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has lent his voice to his upcoming production, Aashiqui 2. While many directors these days are turning actors, the veteran artist clarifies that he will not be seen in the film.
Aashiqui 2 is a musical love story with Rahul Jaykar (Aditya Roy Kapoor) and Arohi Shirke (Shraddha Kapoor) as the lead characters.
He says, “I play the lead actor’s (Aditya) father. But I am not acting in the film; you
won’t see me. I have given my voice for two scenes. He has a phone conversation with his dad and my voice can be heard.”
The filmmaker adds that he plays the role of a father, who is more of a friend and a confidant to his son. “This was my selfish motive, to have my name in the film apart from being the producer along with late Gulshan Kumar and Bhushan Kumar. I wanted to be part of the film and I cleverly engineered my way in, by saying that I’ll dub for the role of Aditya’s father.”