Aping without apology
Manoj Kumar has said he wants SRK to personally apologize to him over Om Shanti Om. However, this is not the first time that an icon was spoofed on the celluliod. We take a look at some of the movies that spoofed top actors.bollywood Updated: Apr 04, 2013 12:34 IST
Manoj Kumar has sent legal notice to Om Shanti Om makers and is likely to demand Rs 100 crore in compensation.
The veteran actor has said that he wants a Shah Rukh Khan's apology, not his manager's. Kumar told Anirban Das, "Shah Rukh has harmed and humiliated me. He has injured the integrity and soul of my family, which cannot be repaired. He’s not what he claims to be. His manager has sent me an apology letter, but my solicitor and I want his apology, not anyone else’s."
Imran Khan seems to be paying an ode to the three Khans in the title track of his film Mere Brother Dulhan. In the film, Imran Khan was seen copying most of the B-town actors in the title track. The song begins with Imran copying his uncle Aamir Khan's Paathshala moves from Rang De Basanti. The video then moves on to spoofing Salman Khan's character in Dabangg with a lady police inspectorentering the scenes with the nameplate 'Chulbuli Pandey' on her lapel. Imran, too, copies the dance moves of the title track of Dabangg. Imran then moves on to copy Salman's moves in the title track from Mujhse Shadi Karogi.
Imran then moves to the King Khan and apes his classic Chaiyya Chaiyya from Dil Se.
Tusshar Kapoor copies Ajay Devgn's Singham style in Kya Super Cool Hain Hum. Copying his body language, tone of voice et al, Tusshar could have easily received flak had anyone taken things too seriously. Take a look and decide for yourself.
Shah Rukh Khan again spoofed old timers in the song Phir Milenge from his movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. He copied everyone from Raj Kapoor to Rajesh Khanna to Devanand. The King Khan was also accompanied by heroines like Bipasha Basu and Kajol in the song to ape the heroines of the age from Nargis to Hema Malini. The complete song copied scenarios from some the greatest hits of the bygone era.